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Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XVII, Chapter 87 (search)
326/5 B.C.In the archonship of Chremes at Athens, the Romans elected as consuls Publius Cornelius and Aulus Postumius.Chremes was archon at Athens from July 326 to June 325 B.C. The consuls of 328 B.C. are not entirely certain (Broughton 1.145). One was C. Plautius Decianus or P. Plautius Proculus, the other P. Cornelius Scapula or P. Cornelius Scipio Barbatus. No Postumius is otherwise attested at this time. According to the calculations of M. J. Fontana, Kokalos, 2 (1956), 42 f., the battle with Porus took place about July 326 B.C., as Diodorus dates it, while Arrian. 5.19.3 places the battle a little earlier, in the Attic month Munichion of the year of Hegemon (April/May of 326 B.C.). He states, however, that the time was after the summer solstice (Arrian. 5.9.4). In this year Alexander repaired his army in the land of Taxiles and then marched against Porus, the king of the neighbouring Indians.For the whole story cp. Curti
Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XVII, Chapter 104 (search)
Now he resumed his voyage down the river and sailed out into the Ocean with his Friends.According to Plut. Alexander 66.1, the voyage had taken seven months. It was now the summer of 325 B.C. (Strabo 15.1.17). There he discovered two islandsOne was in the river, one outside (Arrian. 6.19.3-4). Plut. Alexander 66.1, mentions only one island. and on them performed rich sacrifices.To Poseidon and to the gods whom Ammon had designated (Arrian. 6.19.4-5). No gods nan 12.10.6 mentions "aras." and judged that his projected campaign was at an end. Setting sail from there, he proceeded back up the river to Patala, a fine city.Arrian. 6.20.1. This was about the rising of the Dog Star, or mid-July 325 (Strabo 15.1.17). It had a government organized very much like that of Sparta. Two kings descended from two houses inherited their office from their fathers. They had charge of all arrangements concerning war, while the counc