The Parian Marble

 

The Parian Marble: Translation
B. The Paros Fragment
Entries 1-10
[Interleaved Greek and English text (translation by Gillian Newing)]
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336/5BC 1)_____________ [Philip died] and Ale[xander] is king, 72 years, when Pythodelus was archon at Athens.

335/4BC 2) From when Alexander marched against the Triballoi and Illyrians, and when the Thebans rose up and besieged the garrison, he came back, took the city by force, and destroyed it; 71 years, when Euainetus was archon in Athens.

334/3BC 3) From Alexander's crossing into Asia and the battle near the Granicus, and from the battle of Alexander against Darius at Issus, 70 years, when Ctesicles was archon at Athens.

333/2BC 4) From when Alexander seized Phoenicia and Cyprus and Egypt, 69 years, when Nicocrates was archon at Athens.

332/1BC 5) From the battle of Alexander against Darius near Arbela, which Alexander won. And Babylon was taken, and he dismissed the allies, and Alexandria was founded, 68 years, when Niketus was archon at Athens.

330/29BC 6) From when Callippus demonstrated astrology, and Alexander took Darius and hanged Bessus, 66 years, when Aristophon was archon at Athens.

328/7BC 7) From when Philemon the comic dramatist won, 64 years, when Euthycrites was archon at Athens and the city Hellenis was founded near the Tanais.

324/3BC 8) From the death of Alexander and Ptolemy's gaining control of Egypt, 60 years, when Hegesius was archon at Athens.

323/2BC 9) From the war around Lamia which the Athenians fought against Antipater, and the sea battle which the Macedonians fought against the Athenians around Amorgos, which the Macedonians won, 59 years, when Cephisodorus was archon at Athens.

322/1BC 10) From when Antipater took Athens and Ophelas, sent by Ptolemy, took Cyrene, 58 years, when Philocles was archon at Athens.

 
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