Death of Theaetetus of Rhodes
At this time Theaetetus being admitted into the
Senate spoke on the subject of the alliance.
The Senate, however, postponed the consideration of the proposal, and in the meantime
Theaetetus died in the course of nature, for he was more than
eighty years old.
Caunus and Stratoniceia in Caria.
But on the arrival in Rome
of exiles from Caunus and Stratoniceia, and
their admission to the Senate, a decree was
passed ordering the Rhodians to withdraw their garrisons
from Caunus and Stratoniceia. And the embassy of Philophron and Astymedes having received this answer sailed with
all speed home, alarmed lest the Rhodians should disregard
the order for withdrawing the garrisons, and so give a fresh
ground for complaints. . . .