196 a. C.
The year 196 a. C. was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as the year 558 Ab Urbe condita.
Tito Quincio Flaminino proclaims the total freedom of all continental Greeks in Corinth, during the Isthmian Games.
Flamininus accuses the Spartan ruler, Nabis, of tyranny, takes Gythion in Laconia, and forces Nabis to surrender Argos.
Cerdubeles, Regulus of Castulo.
The indigenous rebellion continues. Q. Minucius Termo is praetor of the Hispania Citerior and Quinto Fabio Buteón of the Ulterior. The battles of Turda and Iliturgi take place.
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