* The king of
Illyria, Gentius, is defeated at Scodraby a Roman force under Lucius Anicius Gallus and then brought to Rome as a captive to be interned in Iguvium. This loss removes Illyria as an important ally for Macedonia and effectively weakens Perseus of Macedonin his battle with Rome.
* The Roman general, Lucius Aemilius Paulus, is elected
consuland arrives in Thessalyto lead the Roman army which has been trapped by Perseus' forces.
June 22— The Battle of Pydna(in southern Macedonia) gives Roman forces under Lucius Aemilius Paulus a crushing victory over Perseus and his Macedonian forces, thus ending the Third Macedonian War. Perseus is captured by the Romans and will spend the rest of his life in captivity at Alba Fucens, near Rome.
* The Macedonian kingdom is broken up by the Romans into four smaller states, and all the Greek cities which have offered aid to Macedonia, even just in words, are punished. The Romans take hundreds of prisoners from the leading families of Macedonia, including the historian
* The fleet of the
Seleucidking Antiochus IV wins a victory off Cyprus, whose governor then surrenders the island to him.
* Antiochus IV then invades Egypt again and occupies Lower Egypt and his forces camp outside
Alexandria. However, the Roman ambassador in Alexandria, Gaius Popillius Laenas, intervenes. He presents Antiochus IV with an ultimatum that he evacuate Egypt and Cyprus immediately. Antiochus, taken by surprise, asks for time to consider. Popillius, however, draws a circle in the earth (i.e. "a line in the sand") around the king with his walking stick and demands an unequivocal answer before Antiochus leaves the circle. Fearing the consequences of a war with Rome, the king agrees to comply with the ambassador's demands. In return, the Romans agree that Antiochus IV can retain southern Syria, to which Egypt has laid claim, thus enabling Antiochus IV to preserve the territorial integrity of his realm.
* Antiochus IV regards Jason's removal of Menelaus as High Priest in
Jerusalemas an affront to his majesty. Following his forced withdrawal from Egypt, Antiochus IV marches against Jerusalem, massacres the inhabitants, and plunders the temple there. The city has its privileges forfeited and is permanently garrisoned by Syrian soldiers.
Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus, Roman politician who would create turmoil in the Republic through his attempts to legislate agrarian reforms in the Roman Republic (d. 133 BC)
Caecilius Statius, Roman comic poet, admirer and imitator of the Greek playwright Menander(b. c. 219 BC)
Jia Yi, Chinese statesman and poet (b. 200 BC)
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