324 B.C. Olympiad 114.1

Roman dictator: L. Papirius Cursor
Athenian archon: Hegesias
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Micinas of Rhodes

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1 GRE {? January} Document: IG_2³.367 (Syll_304), an Athenian decree in honour of Heracleides of Samos.
2 THR << The army of Zopyrion is destroyed by storms.
~Curt_10.1'43-45; { CAH_6'843?326; Justinus gives a different date for the death of Zopyrion (331/0 B.C.).}
3 EXT << Nearchus, the commander of the fleet, meets Alexander in Carmania.
* Read Arrian's account
Diod_17.106'4-107'1; Curt_10.1'10-16; Plin:HN_6'100; Plut:Alex_68'1-5; Arrian:Anab_6.28'5-7, :Ind_34'1-36'9; { CAH_6'838; OCD_a.}
4 PER Alexander visits the tomb of Cyrus.
* Read Curtius' account
Curt_10.1'22-42; Plut:Alex_69'3-5; Arrian:Anab_6.29'3-5.
5 Alexander appoints Peucestas to be satrap of Persia.
* Read Arrian's account
Diod_19.14'5, 15'1; Arrian:Anab_6.30'1-3; { OCD_p=325/4.}
6 Calanus, an Indian sage accompanying Alexander, commits suicide.
* Read Arrian's account
Cic:Div_1'47,L  :Tusc_2'52; Diod_17.107'1-6; Strab_15'715,(1.64)  '717-718;(1.68)  ValMax_1.8e'10; Plut:Alex_69'6-70'2; +Arrian:Anab_7.2'4-3'6, 18'6; Athen_10.437'a-b.
7 Nearchus leads the Macedonian fleet back to Susa.
Plin:HN_6'134; Arrian:Ind_37'1-42'10.
8 Alexander punishes Abulites and Oxathres for the crimes they committed while governing Susa.
Plut:Alex_68'6-7; +Arrian:Anab_7.4'1-3.
9 Alexander marries Stateira at a mass wedding of his officers in Susa.
* Read Arrian's account
Diod_17.107'6; Curt_10.5'20; Plut:Alex_70'3, :Eum_1'7, :Mor_329'E-F; +Arrian:Anab_7.4'4-8; Athen_12.538'b-539'a; Aelian:VH_8'7; Just_12.10'9-10; Malal_198; { CAH_6'840; OCD_a.}
10 GRE ?? Lycurgus rescues Xenocrates, who has been arrested for not paying taxes.
Plut:Flam_12'4, :Mor_842'B.
11 << The death of Lycurgus.
Plut:Mor_842'E-F; { CAH_6'850; OCD_l.}
12 ++ General comments on the achievements of Lycurgus, and his management of the Athenian economy.
Plut:Mor_843'C-F; Paus_1.29'15-16.
13 ?? Phocion refuses to accept a gift of money from Alexander.
* Read Plutarch's account
Plut:Phoc_18'1-8, 30'1, :Mor_188'D; Aelian:VH_1'25, 11'9.
14 MES ?? Harpalus attempts to propagate Greek plants in Mesopotamia and Media.
Plin:HN_16'144;L  Plut:Mor_648'C,(3.2)  649'E.
15 GRE ?? Harpalus constructs a magnificent funerary monument for Pythionicē in Attica.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Diod_17.108'5; Plut:Phoc_22'1-3; Paus_1.37'5; Athen_13.594'd-595'c.
16 MES ?? Harpalus summons Glycera to be his mistress, after the death of Pythionicē.
Athen_13.586'c-d, 595'd-596'b.
17 PER Alexander cancels the debts of his soldiers, and gives awards for bravery.
* Read Arrian's account
+Diod_17.109'2; Curt_10.2'9-11; Plut:Alex_70'3-6; +Arrian:Anab_7.5'1-6; Just_12.11'1-3.
18 ITA << Q.Fabius, the magister equitum, attacks and defeats the Samnites.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_8.30'1-9; ValMax_3.2'9; Eutrop_2.8'2-3; [Vict]:VirIll_31'1.
19 GRE << Document: IG_2³.370 (Syll_305), an Athenian decree about a proposed colony in the Adriatic.
Hyper:Fr_8; (?) Dinarch:Fr_6.
20 PEL Alexander commands that all Greek exiles should be allowed to return home.
* Read Diodorus' account
Hyper_5.4'19; +Diod_17.109'1, 18.8'2-7; Curt_10.2'4-7; Just_13.5'1-7; { CAH_6'855; Errington_p1.}
21 Demosthenes attends the Olympic games as an envoy of the Athenians.
Dinarch:Or_1'81-82, '103; Plut:Dem_9'1-2; { CAH_6'857; OCD_d.}
22 Aëtion exhibits a painting of the marriage of Alexander and Roxane at the Olympic games.
Lucian:Herod_4-7, :Im_7; { the marriage took place in 327 B.C.}
23 PER Alexander receives a group of 30,000 Persian youths, dressed in Macedonian fashion.
* Read Arrian's account
Diod_17.108'1-3; Plut:Alex_71'1; +Arrian:Anab_7.6'1-7'7.
24 GRE Harpalus arrives in Athens with a large amount of money; he is later put in prison, but escapes.
* Read Plutarch's account
Dinarch:Or_1'68, '89, '112, 2'4-5, 3'1; Hyper_5.1'2, 3'8-12, 4'18-19, 6'24-25; Diod_17.108'6-7; Curt_10.2'1-3; Plut:Phoc_23'1-5, :Dem_25'1-6, :Mor_814'B, 846'A-B; Paus_1.37'5, 2.33'3-5; Athen_6.245'f-246'a; { CAH_6'856-7; OCD_h.}
25 ITA << Sostratus and Heracleides are sent with a Syracusan army to Croton.
Diod_19.3'3-4'1, 10'3; { CAH_7.1'387?325.}
26 MES Mutiny at Opis; Alexander sends the veterans back home.
* Read Arrian's account
+Diod_17.109'1-3, 111'1-2; Curt_10.2'12-4'3; Plut:Alex_71'1-9; Polyaen_4.3'7; +Arrian:Anab_7.8'1-12'7; Just_12.114-12'10; { CAH_6'841.}
27 ITA << The dictator Papirius attempts to punish Q.Fabius for disobeying his commands.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_8.30'10-35'12, 10.3'8; ValMax_2.7'8; Eutrop_2.8'3; [Vict]:VirIll_31'1-2, 32'1; { CAH_7.2'369=325; MRR_1'147-149=325/4.}
28 GRE The Areopagus starts an enquiry into claims that leading Athenians accepted bribes from Harpalus.
* Read Deinarchus' account
Dinarch:Or_1.1'4-8, '11, '15, '45, '53, '61, '84, '86, 3'2; Plut:Phoc_22'4, :Mor_808'A; { CAH_6'857-8.}
29 MES Alexander orders Craterus to give Phocion the revenue from a city in Asia Minor.
* Read Plutarch's account
Sen:Ben_2.16'1-2; Plut:Phoc_18'5; Aelian:VH_1'25.
30 ITA Papirius inflicts another defeat on the Samnites.
31 CRE Harpalus is murdered in Crete, and Thibron takes control of his forces.
* Read Diodorus' account
Diod_17.108'8, 18.19'2; Strab_17'837;(3.21)  Curt_10.2'3; Paus_2.33'4-5; Arrian:Fr_9'16; { CAH_6'857; OCD_t.}
32 PER Alexander meets some of the Amazons.
* Read Arrian's account
Diod_17.77'1-3; Strab_11'505;(5.4)  Curt_6.5'24-32; Plut:Alex_46'1-5; +Arrian:Anab_7.13'1-6; Just_12.3'5-7; PsCallisth_3'25-26; { Some writers place this earlier, but it is in any case not historical.}
33 Alexander marches to Ecbatana, where he holds lavish celebrations in honour of Dionysus.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_17.110'4-6; Plut:Eum_2'1-8; +Arrian:Anab_7.13'1, 14'1, '9; Athen_12.538'a-b; { CAH_6'842.}
34 ?? Alexander allows Hephaestion to read one of his private letters.
* Read Plutarch's account
Plut:Alex_39'8, :Mor_332'F-333'A, 340'A.
35 ?? A saying of Alexander about Hephaestion and Craterus.
* Read Plutarch's account
+Diod_17.114'2; Plut:Alex_47'10, :Mor_181'D.
36 The death of Hephaestion, the close friend of Alexander.
* Read Plutarch's account
+Diod_17.110'7-8; Sen:Ep_113'29; Plut:Alex_72'1-8, :Eum_2'9-10, :Pel_34'2; Appian:BCiv_2'152;(↓)  +Arrian:Anab_7.14'1-10, 18'2-3; Lucian:Cal_17-19; Aelian:VH_7'8; Just_12.12'11-12; { CAH_6'842; OCD_h.}
37 PEL Document: BD_4 (Syll_306), a decree of Tegea concerning exiles.
38 AEG Document: BD_5 (OGIS_2), a decree of Mytilene concerning exiles.
39 The descendants of former tyrants seek permission to return to Eresus on the island of Lesbos.
40 PER Perdiccas, Eumenes and Seleucus are promoted to new posts following the death of Hephaestion.
* Read Nepos' account
Nepos_18.1'6; Diod_18.3'4; Plut:Eum_1'5; Appian:Syr_57; { OCD_p.}
41 EGY {Thoth -E = Nov./Dec.} Document: AET_7.8'A, the formal cession of a house near Thebes to the eldest son of the owner.

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