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the victory to the Thebans.

The Lacedemonians send Agesilaus to aid Tachos, king of Eg^pt,
against Artazerxes. He dethrones Tachos, and ||ives the crown to Ntc
tanebus. He dies on his return from that expedition.

Death of Artaxerxes Mnemon. Ochus liis ron succeeds him.

Philip ascends tlie throne of Macedonia. He makes a captious peace
with the Athenians



Tk0 hiUorg of the Cappsdociana betrins at tkia timet the chronology oj
vhoae kings I shnll give efUr Ihat of Alexander' t Sueerssors. I.^hall
annex it to that of tht Partkians, and of the kings of Pontnu



War of the allies with the Athenians. It coatiBaed three yearh.
Philip besityes and ukes Amphipolia



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CHBONOLOGICAL TABL&



278:



E



PtMULlia AMD QftSSKS.



96I9

3850
3851
3QU

3653

3854

3696



Revolc of Arttbuitt afaiiHt Odius kioc of Penia.
Binh of Alexander die Great.

DemoMheoes appeara In publk for tbe Am time, and aneoarageB the
itheaiaas. who were alarmed by the pceparatione for war malUnf by
leklngofPenla.



Al

the king



354



351



348
346



3667

8068

3670
3Gn
3672



3873
3674



330
338



337

336

333
334







B^Kinaiog of the eacied war^
Death of MauKfliu, I



.kingofCaria.
Philip makee himielf maeter of tbe city of Methone.
Aftemlaia, widow of Mauaoius, whom >he bad wcceeded, takea Rhndea.
Philip atteraptB to seize Thermopylae in vain.

Succeaefttl expedition of Ochue againet PhcBnicia, Pypme, and aAer-
wards Egypt

Neetaoebua, the laM king of Egypt of the Egyptian race, li obUged to
fly into Ethiopia, ftom whence he never returng.
Death of Plato.
PhUip makes himself maner of Olynthoa.

"" ""* ^ - ^- HecausesWBieelfiobc

tyona.

tbe ClMfsonesas, in fkvoor of



Philip seizes TbermopytaB. and part of PbodL
admitted into the number or the Amph
Oration of Demosthenes ooncermni



'he Athenians send aid under Phocion to the cities of Periniiius and
Byzantium, besieged by Phillpw That prince Is obliged to raise tbe siege.

PhUip is decbued generaUsslmo of tbe Greeks in tbe council of tbe Am
pliictyone. He makes himself master of Elatca.

Battle of Cheroosa, wherein Philip defeats the Athenians and the Tbe-
bant, who had entered into a league against him.

Ochiw, king of Persia, is poisoned by Bagoaa iiis favourite. Arses tab
sen succeeds nim, and reigns only three years.

Philip causes himself tt> be declared general of tbe Greeks against the

nrsiaiM. The same vear he repudiates his wife CNympias. His i
Alexander attends her into Eplrus, ftom whence be goes to Dlyria.

Philip's death. Alexander his son, then twen^ years of age, succeeds

ira.

Arses, king of Persia, is Bsiswdnntfld by Bagoas. Darius Codomanos
succeeds blnu

Thebes taken and destroyed by Alexander. He causes himself to be
declared generaUasimo of the Greeks against the Persians in a diet aasc
bled at Corinth.

Alexander sets out for Persia.

Battle of the Granicus, followed with the conquest of abnost all Aaia
Minor.

Alexander is seiand at Tarsus with a dangerous Illness, ftom having
bathed in tJie river Cydnus. He is cured in a few days.

BatUeoffsBUs

Alexander make* himself master of Tyre, after a siege (tf seven months

Apelles, one of the most famous paintera of antiquity. Aristides and
Protq^enus were his coatemporaries.

Alexander goes to Jerusalem. He makes himself master of Gaza, and
soon after of all Esypt. He went after this conquest to the tonpie of Ju-
piter Ammon, ana at his return built the city of Alexandria.

BatUe of Arbela. It Is followed wtUi tbe taking of Arbela, Babylon,
Susa, and Persepolis.

Darius is seized and laden with chains by Bessus, and soon after a»-
saasinated. His death puts an end to the Persian empire, which bad sub-
sisted 9()6 years from its foundation under Cyrus ttie Great.

The L*acedKmonians revolt against tbe Macedonians. Antipater defeatr
them in a battle, whereiu Acts their king is killed.

Thalestris, queen of the Amazons, comes to see Alexander at Zadra
carta.

Phiiotas, and Parmenlo his father, suspected of having tonspired with
others against Alexander, are nut to death.

Besaus is broui^t to Alexander, and soon after put to death.

Alexander, after having subdued the Sogdians and Bactrians, builds a
city upon tbe laxartes, to which he gives his name.



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CHRONOLeGlCAL TABLB.







A. M.|A. C.



PbRSIAMS AMD GrKBKB.



329



317



332



'3=0.



3684


3S0


3685


319


3887


317


'jam


315


3691


313


3692
3093


312
311



309



Embaasy of the Scythiaiw to AlexandeTf foUowed by a vieloiy gained
by him over that people.

LyslppoB of SicyoD, a famous sculptor, flouitsbed about this time.

Alexander makes himself master of the rocky eminence of Ozus.

Clitus is kUled by Alexander at a feast in Maracanda. The death of
Callisihenes happens soon after.

Alexander marries Roxana, the daochter of Oxyaites.

Alexander** entrance into India. He gains a great victoiy over Porus
in passing the Ilydaspes.

On the remonstrances of his army, Alexander determines to march back.

The city of Oxdyraca; taken. Alexander in great danger there.

Alexander's marriage with Statira, the eldest daughter of Dariqs.

Revolt of Harpalus, whom Alexander had made governor of Babylon.

Demosthenes is banished . for having received presents, and sunered
himself to be corrupted by Harpalus.

Death of Hephaestion at Ecbatana.

Menander, the inventor of the new comedy, lived about this time.

Alexander, on his return to Babylon, dies tbiere, at the age of twc-and-
thirty yeare and eight months. Aridsus, that prince's natural brother, is
declared king in hn stead. The regency of the liingdom is given to Per-
diccas.

The generate divide the provinces amongst themselves. From this di*
vision commences the sra of the empire of the Lagids in Egypt.

The Athenians revolt, and engage the states of Greece to enter into
league with them. Demosthenes u recalled from banislunent.

Antipater is besieged in Lamia by the Athenians, and is forced to sur-
render by capitulation. He soon auer seistes Athena, and puts a gairison
into iu

Death of Demosthenes.

Alexander's magnificent fiineral. '

Perdiecas puts Eui;tienes into possession of Cappadocia.

League of Ptolemy, Cratenis, Antipater, and Antigonus, against Per-
diccas and Eumenes.

Death of Craterus.

Unfortunate end of Perdiccas in Egypt^ Antipater succeeds him in the
incy of the empire.

lumenes defeated by Antigonus ; riiuts himself up in the castle of Nora,
where he sustains a siege of a year.

Ptolemy makes himself master of Jerusalem.

Death of Antipater. Polysperchon succeeds him.

Phocion's condemnation and death at Athens.

Caasander, the son of Antipater. seizes Atiiens, and settles Ddmetrius
Phalereus there to govern the republic.

Olympias, the motlier of Alexander, causes Aridieus and Eurydice his
wife to be put to death, as she herself is soon after, by order of Cassander.

Eumenes is delivered up to Antigonus by bis own soMiers, and put to
death.

Antigonus takes Tyre, after a siege of fifteen months. Demetrius his
son. sumamed Polforcetes,. begins to appear.

Zeno institutes the sect of the Stoics at Athens.

Beleucus makes himself master of Babylon and the neighbouring pro
vinces.

At this expedition of Beleucus against Babylon, begins the famous era
of the Seleucidffi, called by the Jews the era of Contr'tcts.

Ptolemy retires into Egypt, and carries a sreat numb* r of the inhabitants
of PhflBuicia and Judea thitlier along with him.

Cassander causes Roxana and lier son Alexander U be put to death.

Polysperchon puts Hercules, the son of Alexander, id his mother Be-
renice, to death.

Ophelias, governor of Libya, revolts against Ptulem} .

DemetriusPoliorcetes makes himself masterof Athens, andre-establishcft
the democraticai government. The same year be makes himself master
of Salamis, and the whole island of Cyprus.

Demetrius Phalereus, who commanded at Athens, retires to Thebes.
The Atheaiaos throw down his statoej,_ajMicondgjMydjn to death.



regen
Eu]



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CHIM»fOLOGICAL TABUS.



TS.


P


FmtMjSm AMD Grbbu.


me


300




(Kiiicet follow tbelr eumple, and do tbenme.


3009


300


Antkoniw, lo malw the moit of lito ton's Tictory in Cyprw, ondenaka














of Eorpt, on tbe 7Ui of NoTcmber of tliit year.


3700


301


3701


303


ralae a year after.

The ibodiana employ the money rataed by the tale of the macbiaa
which Demetrius had i»ed in the ttege of their city, and had given them n










a prasent, hi erecting the AmooB CokMnis, caUed the CokMBus of Bhodes.
DflOMtrius Pottoroetea Is declared ieneral of aU the Giceka, by the stata








3700


308


Ptolemy, Seleocas, Caannder, and Lyshnachua, enter Into a league
against Antlgonus and Demeulus his son.
Battle of IpauB, wherein Antigonos is kiUed. It m followed 1^ the di-










vision of the empira of Alexander amooint the four aOied prinoea.
AigeaUaus, founder of the middle a^ide^y.


















them: for which reMon J ahaU disfose them aU in one celmm, aeeerding






U the plan J have followed i» treating them in the bod^ef m^ History
I ehaU firat give a taUe, that eantaine only the kittge that reigned i*




^


3704


300


eachoftheeekingdeme.


EOTPT.


Stria.


Macbooxia.


TURACB & BtTHTlOA.


Ptolemy Soter.


SeleucusNi-


Caasander.


LyBiraachua.


3701


907




cator.


Philip and Alez
ander, the sons o
Caasander, dis-
pute the kingdom
and possesB it aJ
most three years.


f

»


3710


304






Demetrius PoU
orcetes.




3717


987






PyrrhusandLy


.


3719


2«5


Ptolemy Phlla-




simachtts.




3733


381


delpK*




Seleucus Nica
tor, a veiy shor
thne.


. LystmachualBkUled

t in a battle After his

death bis dominions


3734


980








tinct Uiigdoun.


EeiPT.


Syria.


Macbdomla.




Antlochus Soter.


Ptolemy Ceraunua.








1


[lis brother Mefeager










"eigned some time aftet
lini.










3796


978






3798


970








3743


901




Antiocfaui TheoB.




3758


940


Pto^^yBoeigetea.


Seleuciis CaUinieua.




3703


343




-


Demetrius, son of


3773


933






Antigonus Doaon.


3778


3S6




Seleuciis Cenumus.




3781


393




Antlochus the Great




3783
3784
3800


S31
9911
904


Ptolemy PhOqpittar.
Ptolemy Epiphanes.




PhiUp.



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CUBONOLOGtCAL TABLE.



m



L. M.-A^ C


Egypt.


Stria.


Macedonia.


»17 : 187




Seleiicua Phitopator.




3S?a4 180


Ptolemy Phikmiecor.






3825 j 179




Peraeus, the last \ing


J


[oftheMacedoDiann. |


1

\


ESTTT.


Syria.


L8» • 175






l^lO i 164




Antiochus Eupator.


384.2 ^ 162




Demetrius Soter.


3854 \ ISO




Alexander Bala.


3859 r 145


Ptolemy PlqrwBii.


DemeuiusNicator.


38(iO 1 144




seizes part of Syria. Trypboodoes
the same soon after.


3864 j 140




Antiochus Bidetes puts Trypbon to


3877


187




Zebina suoceeda Demetriua Nica-
tor.
Seleocua, the son ofNicator.


3880


184










Antiochus Grypus.


3897


117


Ptolemy Latlqmii.




3800


114




Antiochus the CVzicenian divides
the kingdom with Grypus. ^








3897


107


Alexander L brather of LMhynHu




3907


97






3911


93




Anriochus Eusebes.


3913


93






3913


91




PhUip, thin) son of Grypus.
Demetrius Eucheres, fourth son of


3914


90




3919


85




AntiochuB Dionysias, fifth taaof

The font last named khip reigned
successively with Euaebes.


39S1


83






3923


81


Alexander IL ion of Alexander I.




3935


60




AntioehuaAsiaticiia.


3939


65


Ptolemy Auletes.




3946


58


Berenice, the eldest daughter of
Anlete^ reigna some time in his
steady after which that prince la re-




39S3J 51
i


Cieopatra reigns at fint with hei
eldest brother, then with Ptolemy her




t

1 1




Alkxamdbr's SuccxBSoas.


13704 1300


SeleucuB, kfaig of Syria, builds Antioch.


1




mi\vn


Death of Cassander, kii« of Macedon. PhUip his son succeeds him.




He reign only one year, and is succeeded by Alexander his brother.
About this time Pyrrhus, king of Eplrus, espouses Antigone, of the house

driven by the MotoesL




3709 |S95


1


moat at the same time, deprive him of an be possessed.


ri) j m






xu


fiOS


Foundation of the city of Seleucia by Beleucus.


3717


8S7


OTD


S85


dies miserably the year foUowtng fai prison.
Ptolemy Soter, king of Egypt, •^ns the throne to his son Ptolemy

Foundation of the kingdom of Penramus by Phitetwrus.




^^



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CaBOMOLOGlCAL TABLE.



A. M. A. O.



AtSXAItOBR** HUCCkSSOKfl.



3731
37S3
87B3

3794



S81



3735


379


37S6


378


3W7


277


3728


378


3739


275


3730


374


3738


273


3736


368


STJO


36&


3741


363


3743


»1


3748
3749
37S2


358
355
3SS


3754


SSO


3755


349


3756


348


37ff7


347



Domeidiu Plialeraut ta aliul up in a fort bjr order of PhiladdnhiH, and
kills hhnwlf there.

SeJMiciia Nkuor, king of Byrim, declarei war against Lynsiacluis, king
of Macedkmla.

LyiimaelMii ia UOad In a battle la Ptarjrgia. SeleueuseDtefa Macedonia
to take po MC i ai op of the kingdom. He Is ueaasiiiated ibere by Ceraimue.
Antiocliiu Boter, hit eoB, eucceeds liiin in tlie kingdom of Syria.

CeraunoB. to secure the kingdom of Macedonia to liiunelf, puts the twc
children of Lyalmaehns by Aminoe to death, and banishes her into Samo
thracia.

The republic of the Achsaos resumes its ancient form, which it had
kM under Phiiip and Alexander.

Pyrrhus, king of Epiros, called in by the Tarentines, goes to Imiy tt.
make war against the Romans. He gives them battle for tiie firat luw
near Heraclea, where the advantage is entirely on bis side. U« is a
■UGcessful in a second battle fought the year following.

Irruption of the Gauli into Macedonia. Ceraunus gives them battle, in
which he Is killed. Meleager his brother succeeds him.

Pynbus abandons Italy, and goes to Sicily, which he conquers.

Sosthenes drives the Gauls out of Macedonia. He is made king there,
and reigns two years*

Attempt of the Gauls upon the temple of Delphi.

Ptolemy Phitadelphusi kiag of Egypt, causes the Holy Scriptures to be
translated into Greek.

Death of Sosthenes. Antlgonus Gonatas, son of Poliorcetes, who reigned
afterwards during ten years in Greece, makes himself king of Macedonia
In his room. Antiochus, king of Syria, disputes the possession of it with
him. Their diflbreoce terminates by the marriage of Antigoous with
Phiia, the daughter of Stratonice and Seleucus.

Antiochus ^eats the Gauls in a bloody battle, and delivers the coonuy
ftt>m their oppresilons. By this victory he acquires the name of Soter.

Pyrrhus returns into Italy, and is defeated bv the Romans. Be goes to
Macedonia, where he attacks and defeats Antigonus.

Ptolemy Philadelphua^ in consequence of the reputation of the Romans,
sends an embassy to them to demand their amity.

Pyrrhus undertakes the siege of Sparu, ai|d cannot reduce it. He is
killed the next year at the siege of Argos.

Antlgonus Gonatas makes himself master of Athens, which had en-
tered into a league with the Lacedaemonians against him.

Abantidas makes himsdf tyrant of Sicyon, alter having put Clinias lt&
governor to death.

Magus, governor of pyrenaica and Libya, revolts against Ptolemy Phi-
ladeiphus.

Death of Philetcrus, king and founder of Pergamus. Eumenes his



nephew

Antim



ntiochus Soter, Ung of Syria, causes his son Antiochus to be pro-
claimed king. He dies soon after.

Berosus of Babykm, the historian, lived about this tune.

AcGommodatton between Magus and Ptolemy Philadelphus.

War between Antiochus, king of Syria, and Ptolemy Phitadelphua

Aratus, the son of Cliniaa, deliven Sicyon from tyranny, and unites it
with the Afihsaa league.

Atsaces revolts agidBst Agadmeles, governor for Antiochus in the coun-
try of the Parthians. A bout the same time Xheodoivs, gosemor of Bac-
triana revolts, and causes himself to be declared king of that provhne.

Treaty of peace between Antiochus and Ptolemy Philadelphus, which
puts an end to the war. By one of the oondi,tieas of that trea y , A ntiochus
repndfaites Laodice, and marries Berenice, Ptolemy*8 daughter.

Agb, king of Spiuta, endeavours to revive the ancient institutions of
Lycuifoa Leonidas, has colieague, is deposed for refusing to cooaent to
it. Cieombrotus, his son-in-law, reigns in hfe stead.

Death of Ptolemy Philadelphus, king of Egypt Ptolemy Eueigeles his

m succeeds him.

Apollonios of Rhodes, author of a poem upon the expedition of the A^



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CHRONOLOGICAL TABLfi.



M9



A. 11. A.C.



ALBXijioBa*8 Sdcckssorb.



3758



37GO



3763



846



344



243



3763


341


3765

3ni


339
333


3T72


332


3774


330


3776


328


3778


396



3779



3781



3783
3783



3784



3785

3787



sss



223



231
230



316



. AntiochuB, surnamed TbeoSf king of Syria, is poiaoned by liia V} Ife
Laodice. Sbe afterwards caiues her aoa Beleucua CaUiaicua to be de-
clared king.

Berenice, and her son by Antiochm, are aasaasinated by Laodice.

Ptolemy Euergetes, Berenice's brother, undertakes to re votage her death
He makes himself master of great part of Syria.

The cities of Smyrna and Magnesia enter mto an alliance to aid llie
long of Syria against Ptolemy Euergetes.

Aratus makes himself master of the citadel of Ck>rinth.

Leonidas is restored at Sparta, Cleombrotus sent into banishment, and
Agis put to death.

Deatii of Antigonus Gronatus, king of Macedonia. Demetrius his son
succeeds liim.

Seleucus, king of Syria, enters into a war with Antiochua Hierax his
brother. The latter has the advantage in a battle near Ancyra in Galaiia

|)eath of Eumenes, king of Pergamus. Attalus liis couain-german sue
ceedshim.

Eratosthenes, the Cyrenian, is made librarian to Ptolemy Euergetes

Joseph, nephew of the high-priest Onias, is sent ambassador to Ptolemy
Euergetes.

Death of Demetrius, king of Macedonia. Antigonus, guardian of Phi
lip. son of Demetrius, succeeds him.

Polydetus of Sicyon, a famous sculptor.

Seleucus. king of Syria, is defeated and taken prisoner by Arsaces, king
pftheParthians.

Cleomenea, king of Sparta, gains a great victory over the Acheana and
Aratus.

Seleucus CallinicuB, king of Syria, dies amongst the Parthlans of a fall
from a horse. Seleucus Ceraunus his eldest son succeeds him.

Antiochus Hierax is assassinated 1^ thieves on leaving Egypt

Aratus defeats Aristippus, tyrant of Argos. He prevails upon Lysiadcs,
tyrant of Megalopolis, to renounce the tyranny, and make nis city entet
into the Achsean league.

The Romans send a ihmous embassy into Greece, to impart to the Greeks
the treadr they had lately concluded witli the lUyrians. The Corinthians
declare, by a public decree, that they shall be admitted to a «hare in the
celebration of the Isthmian games. The Athenians also grant them the
freedom of Athens.

Antigonus, king of Macedon, by the intrigues of Aratus, is called in to
aid the Achsans against the Lacedemonians.

Cleomenes, king of Sparta, takes Megalopolis.

Battle of Selaaia, followed with the taking of Sparta by Antigonus.

Death of Seleucus Ceraunus, king of Syria. Antiochus his brothci,
Buraamed the Great, succeeds him.

The CokMsus of Rhodes is thrown down by a great earthquake.

Death of Ptolemy Euergetes, king of Egypt. Ptolemy PhUopator sue
ceedshim.

The iStoIians gain a great victory at Caphyae over the Achsans.

Antiochus reduces Melon and Alexander, who had revolted against hlai
two years before; the first in Media, the second in Persia.

Death of Antigonus, king of Macedonia. Philip, the son of Demetrius,
succeeds him.

Cleomenes, king of Sparta, dies In Egypt. The Lacedemonians elect
Amiipolis and Lycurgus to succeed hhn.

War of the allies with the .ffitolians, in favour of the Acheans.

Hermias, prime minister of Antiochus, is put to death by that princess
orders.

Battle of Raphia, between Ptolemy, king of Egypt, and Antiochus, king
of Syria.

Treaty of peace between Philip, kbig of Macedonia, and the Acheans,
on one aide, and the iEtoliana on the other, whicb pals an end to the war
ofthealUesL



Antiochus besieges Achsua, who had revolted, in Sardis, and after a
sl«re of two yean he is dettvered up by the ueachery of Cretan.
Hannibal*s alliance with Phlttp, kfaig of Macedonia.



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CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE.



A. M. A. C.



3780

37»
3798

37B3

37W

37W



SM



814
319



900

904



3801
3803



3903

3i»4



3806
3807



^SOO
3813



:idi4



3315



3817



901

900



190
198



107



106



190



133



Alkxandkr's SccCKSSOftS.



Pliilip reoitves m conridenUe blow from the Roouuh at Um dcfe cC
ApoUonia.

Carneadca, founder of the new academy.

AntiocbiM luideitakes to reduce the provincee wbidi had uiiw^w T
Die yoke of the Syrian empire, and etfiscta it in the apace of aeviio y«*«r

Alliance of the iBloliam with tlie Romans. Attalus, liii^ uT Peq^a iS,
enten into it Tiie Lacedcmoniana come into it aonie time after.

Famous battle between Philip, Icing of Macedonia, and the iEtofiaa^
near Blis. Philoponien disunguisheB hfanself in iL

Battle of Maminea, wberrin Phik^WBmen defeats Machanldaa, lyraiv
of dparta, who perbhes in iu Nabis is set in his place.

Treaty of peace between Philip and the Romans. All the allies on bocr&
sides are included In it.

PoiyMus b said to imve been bem this year.

Death of Ptolemy Philopator, king of Egypt.

Ptolemy Eiiiptmnes, at that time only five years oM, succeeds huB.

League between Phili|>. king of Haoedon, and Antiochus, king of Syria,
against tlic young king or Egypt

Pliilili, king of Macedonia, is defeated by the Rhodians in a aea-fight
ofl* the Itfiatid of Chios. Tiiat urince's cruel treatmeirt of Uie Cyaneaufi
mxttu to be nro|iurly dated tlie following year.

Pliitip besieges and takes Abydos.

Tlie Romans declare war against Philip. P. Sulpltius la appointed to
conimaiid in it. He gains a considerable victory near the towu of Octo-
Inphus in Macedonia.

Vilticus succeeds Sulpitius in the command of the army against Philip.
TIm year folk>wing Pkuninlnus is sent to succeed VHlicus.

Antiochus, king of Byna, subjects Palestine and Coole-^ria.

Tile Acliaeans declare for tlie Romans gainst Philip.

interview of Philip and the consul Flaniininus.

Nabis, tyrant of Sparta, declares for Uie Romans. The BoBotiaos do
the «anie.

Death of Attains, king of Pei|^mu8. Eumenes succeeds him.

Battle of CyiHJsccpliaTs, where the Romans gain a compiele victory
over Philip.

Treaty of peace between Philip and tlie Romans, wiiich puts an end to
the war.

Eiulmssy of the Romans to Antiochus the Great, In order to be assorod
whether the coin[ilaiiits against him were justly founded.

CoiMiiiracy of Scopas the .AUoIian, against Ptolemy Epipbapea, di»-
covereu and punished.

Flaniininus makes war asainst Nabis, the tyrant of Sparta.

PhilopiBuien gains a considerable advantage over Nabis, near Spaita.

The iEtolians resolve to seize Demetrius, Chalcis, and Spaha, by
treacliery and stratasem.

Nabis Is killed PnilopoBmen makes the Lacedaemonians enter Into the
Achnan league.

Antkichiis goes into Greece to the aid of the ^tolians. The Romans
declare war against him, and soon after defeat him near the straits or
Thnrinopyls.

Battle of Magnesia, followed by a treaty of peace, which puts an end
to the war between the Romans and Antiochus, which liad subsisted about
two years.

The philosopher Pametius was bom about this time.

The consul Ful vius forces the .^Stolians to rabmit to the Romans- Man-
llus, his colleague, almost at the same time subjecis all the Gaiib in Asia.

The cruel treatment of the Spartans by their exiles, supported by Ptii-
lopcamen, happened this year.

Antiochus the Great, king of Syria, is killed in the temple of Jupiter
Belus, which he had entered in order to plunder it Seleucus Philopator
succeeds him.

PliiiopoBmen is taken before Messene by Dinocrates, and put to death.

Demetrius, son of FMlip king of Macedonia, is unjustly accused by bis
brother Perseus, and puvo death.



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3848
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