« A.U.C. 700 = 54 B.C. »

Cicero Ad Quintum 2.11.3 tells us that the consul Ap. Claudius Pulcher claimed the ability to have the senate meet continuously from the Quirinalia = a.d. XI Kal. Mart. to Kal. Mart. in this year, thereby stalling a meeting of the plebs. This scenario is only possible if there was no intercalary month between the Quirinalia and Kal. Mart. Therefore this year was 355 days long.

The Julian dates of this year are fixed by the analysis discussed under A.U.C. 701 = 53.

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