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Year of the Fire Ox丁丑(at the beginning of Fire Rat丙子)
Syria: 28/29 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- Victory of senonischen Celts, the Romans under Lucius Caecilius Metellus, Accomodations in Arretium; Caecilius falls in battle. The senones under their ruler Britomaris should also have killed Roman negotiator. Then pulls the Roman commander Manius Curius Dentatus against the senones, which he defeated in a battle.
- Lysimachus lets his son Agathocles kill because it did want to poison him.
Science and Culture
- Zenodotos is Director of the Library of Alexandria, possibly as a successor to the Ktesibios.
- By 284 BC. Ptolemy III, King of Egypt ( † about 221 BC)
- Amastris, Persian nobles