e). the commissioners were minimizing the disgrace inflicted by the rashness of Claudius, since they reported that very few soldiers of Italian stock, but chiefly those enrolled on the spot in an irregular levy, had been lost.
The consuls-elect were ordered to present to the senate, as soon as they entered upon their office, the problem of Macedonia; and Italy and Macedonia were designated as their provinces.
In this year there was an intercalation; the additional month began on the third day after the Terminalia.See appendix following this Book, pp. 87-88. There died of the priests in that year Lucius Flamininus . . .The priesthood held by Flamininus and the name of his successor are missing; he was probably the augur elected in 213 B.C., XXV. ii. 2. two pontiffs passed away, Lucius Furius Philus and Gaius Livius Salinator. In place of Furius the pontiffs chose Titus ManliusB.C. 171 Torquatus,Probably a praetor of this year. in place of Livius, Marcus Servilius.