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1 B.C. 168
2 As the battle took place on Sept. 4, Livy thinks of these games as occurring on Sept.  7 by the then calendar (actually June 25, see above, pp.  87-89). It is not possible to establish exactly for this period the date of the Roman Games mentioned below;  in the time of Augustus, they extended from Sept. 4 to Sept.  19, but were probably extended as time went on.  The story of the mysterious announcement is told also by Plutarch, Aemilius xxiv, who agrees with Livy [10??] in eliminating the gods from direct action on this occasion;  according to Cicero, N.D.
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