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  Seleucus   I Nicator - king of Syria, 312-281 B.C.
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324/40 Perdiccas, Eumenes and Seleucus are promoted to new posts following
323/16 Seleucus receives omens of his future royal power.
318/35 Seleucus forces the Babylonians to pay for the upkeep of his army.
317/1 and crosses the Tigris despite opposition from Seleucus and Pithon.
317/22 Seleucus recaptures the palace at Babylon.
315/2 Seleucus is visited by Antigonus at Babylon.
315/3 Seleucus wins the support of his subjects by his conduct as satrap
315/4 Seleucus takes refuge with Ptolemy, in anticipation of an attack
315/6 Seleucus attempts to organize a coalition against Antigonus in the
315/12 gonus rejects an ultimatum from Ptolemy, Seleucus, and Cassander.
315/26 Polycleitus, Menelaus, and Seleucus to attack Antigonus in differen
311/3 Ptolemy sends Seleucus with a small force to reoccupy Babylonia.
311/6 The beginning of the reign of Seleucus in Babylonia.
311/12 Seleucus gains complete control of Babylonia.
311/30 Seleucus defeats Nicanor and gains control of Media.
309/3 igonus attempts to recapture Babylon, but is forced out by Seleucus.
309/12 night attack by Seleucus on the army of Antigonus.
307/18 Seleucus conquers the Parthians.
306/14 Seleucus conquers Bactria.
305/23 Seleucus proclaims himself king, and is given the epithet Nicator.
304/15 Fighting between Seleucus and the Indian king Sandracottus.
303/13 Seleucus agrees peace terms with Sandracottus, and receives in return
302/25 Seleucus arrives in Cappadocia, where he stops for the winter.
301/18 ntigonus is defeated and killed by Seleucus and Lysimachus at Ipsus.
301/27 Palestine and Coele Syria, and Seleucus decides not to oppose him.
300/2 Seleucus holds a festival at "Iopolis", near Antioch.
299/3a S_213, a decree of Miletus in honour of Antiochus, son of Seleucus.
298/3 Seleucus meets Demetrius at Rhossus, and marries his daughter Straton
298/10 13, an inscription at Didyma in honour of Antiochus son of Seleucus.
298/10a n_51, a decree of Miletus in honour of Apama, the wife of Seleucus.
298/13 Demetrius and Seleucus quarrel over Tyre and Sidon.
297/14 Megasthenes stays in India as Seleucus' ambassador to Sandracottus.
294/17 Coalition of Lysimachus, Seleucus, and Ptolemy against Demetrius.
293/7 and becomes joint king with Seleucus, in charge of the eastern provi
289/2 Seleucus moves Jewish settlers into his new cities.
287/5 OGIS_214, a letter of Seleucus to the city of Miletus, about a dedica
286/3 Antiochus, the son of Seleucus, settles Greeks from Babylon in Seleuc
286/19 Negotiations between Demetrius and Seleucus.
286/20 Inconclusive fighting between the armies of Demetrius and Seleucus.
285/6 Seleucus captures Demetrius.
285/7 Seleucus puts Demetrius under a strong armed guard.
285/15 Seleucus rejects Lysimachus' advice that Demetrius should be put
282/6 aeus avoids the normal format of a letter, when writing to Seleucus.
282/28 War breaks out between Lysimachus and Seleucus.
282/35 tolemaeus Ceraunus leaves Lysimachus and seeks refuge with Seleucus.
281/14 is defeated and killed by Seleucus at the battle of Corupedium,
281/18 Diodorus the general of Seleucus is heavily defeated.
281/19 Seleucus captures Sardis.
281/20 des, their previous governor, but Seleucus threatens to attack them.
281/24 bitants of Lemnos erect temples in honour of Seleucus and Antiochus.
281/24a Aegae in Aeolis, granting divine honours to Seleucus and Antiochus.
281/25 Bagnall_15, a letter from Seleucus to Sopater, concerning the city
281/26 Seleucus enters into a treaty of friendship with Ptolemy (II ?).
281/27 Seleucus returns to the Greeks the statues etc. which were removed
281/28 Seleucus founds numerous cities throughout his kingdom, including Ber
281/30 Seleucus unsuccessfully attempts to transplant Indian perfume trees.
281/31 Seleucus plans a canal between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea.
281/33 Seleucus maintains a herd of elephants near Apameia.
281/34 General remarks on the reign of Seleucus.
281/35 emaeus Ceraunus assassinates Seleucus and makes himself king of Maced
281/36 The funeral of Seleucus.
279/5 that he has been summoned to judgement for the murder of Seleucus.

  Seleucus 2   II Callinicus - king of Syria, 246-225 B.C.
  + Callinicus
246/29a Seleucus, Antiochus and Apame, the children of Antiochus and Laodice,
246/38 The death of Antiochus II, and accession of Seleucus II.
244/2 ack from the forces of Ptolemy, but remains loyal to Seleucus II.
243/5 Seleucus' fleet is wrecked in a storm.
242/3 Seleucus' army is defeated by the Egyptians, and forced to retreat
242/4 Seleucus founds the city of Callinicum.
242/9 The Egyptians besiege Damascus, but it is relieved by Seleucus.
241/15 Seleucus forms a pact with Antiochus Hierax to drive the Egyptians
241/29 between Ptolemy III and Seleucus II: the end of the Third Syrian
241/31 OGIS_227, a letter from Seleucus II to Miletus.
241/32 lphi in reply to a letter of Seleucus, which requested special privil
240/39 Seleucus defeats Antiochus Hierax in Lydia.
239/19b Austin_179a, a letter from Seleucus II to Olympichus, about the sanc
239/20 Seleucus II is defeated by Antiochus and the Galatians at Ancyra; he
238/5 Stratonice leaves Demetrius and joins her nephew Seleucus in Syria.
238/12 advantage of the war between Seleucus and Antiochus, to expand his
237/11 radus makes an alliance with Seleucus, by the terms of which it is
230/6 Seleucus II leads an expedition against the Parthians, but he fails
227/4 eads a rebellion at Antioch, but is captured and killed by Seleucus.
227/5 Antiochus ambushes Andromachus, the general of Seleucus.
227/9 Seleucus defeats his brother Antiochus.
226/9 Seleucus founds a new quarter at Antioch.
226/9b Seleucus brings a statue of Isis from Egypt, and displays it in Antio
226/10 The death of Seleucus II, who is succeeded by his son Seleucus III.
224/3a BabylChron_12, recording a visit of the brother of king Seleucus.
    Within translations:
Arrian:Fr_31 iochus Callinicus, also called Seleucus . . . In the reign
Athen_13.578 named Alcyoneus; &# and Seleucus the younger had two, who
Athen_13.593 ysta was the mistress of Seleucus the king, and when Seleu
ChronPasc_429 ears. [Ol. 134.1] Seleucus Callinicus founded the city
ChronSynt_91 Antiochus for 13 years Seleucus for 21 years Seleucus
Euseb]:Chron_251 He had two sons, Seleucus called Callinicus and Antigonu
Euseb]:Chron_253 ce, where he died. Seleucus Callinicus, the brother of Ant
Euseb]:Chron_263 hus Theos - for 15 years Seleucus Callinicus - for 21 year
ExcBarb_46A Theoidus for 15 years Seleucus Callinicus for 21 years
Hieron:Chron_1771 for 26 years. * Seleucus Callinicus [became king] of
Inscr_29 (c. 240-235)   written by the king {Seleukos}, and moreover the oa
Inscr_31 (c. 235)   h you made at the time that Seleukos set the city f
Just_27.1 king of Syria, his son Seleucus, succeeding in his stead
Just_38.5 Aristonicus, and which Seleucus Callinicus had given to
Just_41.4 rom whose great-grandson Seleucus they first revolted, in
Malal_205 years. After him, Seleucus Callinicus, his son by Berenic
OGIS_212 (c. 300-280)   ars argue that it refers to Seleukos II. } . . .
OGIS_239 (205-191)   onia, the son of king Seleukos Kallinikos, his sav
OGIS_246 (160-120)   ochos {II} the divine Seleukos {II} Antiochos the G
OGIS_273 (c. 238-227)   Lysias and the generals of Seleukos. [278]   [
PHaun_6 [? to] Egypt again set Seleucus φρο
Phylarch_30 & &# Mysta, the mistress of Seleucus, is captured by
Plut:Mor_184 Hawk, warred with his brother Seleucus for the kingdom.
Polyaen_04.9.6 ape blocked. Seleucus, after an unsuccessful battle
Polyaen_04.17.1 evolted from his brother Seleucus, made his escape into
Polyaen_08.50.1 r's side, and had by her a son Seleucus. He also afterward
Polyaen_08.57.1 the faction in favour of Seleucus knocked down the walls,
Polyaen_08.61.1 Mysta. When Seleucus, surnamed Callinicus, was defe
Porph:Fr_43 Antiochus had two sons, Seleucus Callinicus and another
Porph:Fr_44 the rout and death of Seleucus Callinicus, his sons Sel

  Seleucus 3   III Soter Ceraunus - king of Syria, 225-223 B.C.
226/10 The death of Seleucus II, who is succeeded by his son Seleucus III.
223/1 Seleucus sets out to attack Attalus, leaving Hermeias as vice-regent.
223/4 Mnesiptolemus recites his histories to Seleucus.
223/5 Seleucus III is assassinated, and is succeeded by his brother Antioch
    Within translations:
Athen_10.432 beheld the noble king Seleucus, & One summer's day, dri
ChronPasc_441 which took place under Seleucus Ceraunus, Antiochus the
ChronSynt_91 Seleucus for 21 years Seleucus for 3 years Antiochus
Euseb]:Chron_251 succeeded by his son, Seleucus called Ceraunus, but whi
Euseb]:Chron_263 allinicus - for 21 years Seleucus Ceraunus - for 3 years
ExcBarb_46A Callinicus for 21 years Seleucus Ceraunus for 3 years Ant
Hieron:Chron_1791 138.3 * . [1791] Seleucus Ceraunus [became king] of Syri
Just_29.1 In Asia, after Seleucus was killed, Antiochus, though
PHaun_6 ve, after the [death] of Seleucus [30] & ωδ
Porph:Fr_44 cus Callinicus, his sons Seleucus Ceraunus and Antiochus,

  Seleucus 4   IV Philopator - king of Syria, 187-175 B.C.
190/10 Seleucus attacks Pergamum.
187/6 The death of Antiochus III, and accession of Seleucus IV.
187/22 The birth of Demetrius, the son of Seleucus.
186/1 Aristolochus, a "friend" of Seleucus, in response to a letter from
186/1a Aristolochus, a "friend" of Seleucus, in response to a letter from
181/7 Seleucus IV decides not to help Pharnaces in the war against Eumenes,
178/4c SEG_57.1838, a letter from Seleucus IV to Heliodorus, concerning the
175/6 Heliodorus, the minister of Seleucus, visits Jerusalem, but is deterr
175/7 ish high priest Onias visits Seleucus to seek his support against his
175/9 Seleucus is a weak and ineffectual king.
175/10 Seleucus IV is murdered at the instigation of Heliodorus.
170/12 Antiochus puts to death the "son of Seleucus".
    Within translations:
4Macc_4 emple but belong to King Seleucus." When Apollonius learn
ChronPasc_436 iest, and brought before Seleucus Nicator accusations of
ChronPasc_441 us, Antiochus the Great, Seleucus Philopator, Antiochus
ChronSynt_92 iochus for 37 years [92] Seleucus for 11 years Antiochus
Ennius:Ann_371 [371] & Siege of Pergamum by Seleucus IV in 190 B.C. ?
Euseb]:Chron_253 eans; he left behind two sons, Seleucus and Antiochus. Sel
Euseb]:Chron_263 the Great - for 36 years Seleucus Philopator - for 12 year
GranLic_10 Demetrius, the son of Seleucus who had been sent over
Hieron:Chron_1830 148.2 * . [1830] Seleucus Philopator [became king] of
Hieron:Chron_1833 of the Jews. When Seleucus heard about this, he sent Heli
Joseph:AJ_12.223 [223] At this time Seleucus, who was called Soter, reigned
Joseph:AJ_12.234 years, even all the time that Seleucus was king of Syria.
Joseph:AJ_12.389 Demetrius, the son of Seleucus, fled away from Rome,
Malal_205 cator for 36 years, then Seleucus Philopator for 10 years,
Malal_207 ter him Demetrianus the son of Seleucus was king for 8 yea
OGIS_246 (160-120)   iochos II} the divine Seleukos {IV} the divine Anti
OGIS_247 (187-175)   ter-brother of king Seleukos Philopator, ministe
Porph:Fr_48 a vile man": He means Seleucus Philopator, the son of
SEG_32.131 (178/7)   and brother of king] Seleukos, has inherited good
Syll_639 (c. 177)   ike, daughter of king Seleukos and wife of king Per

  Seleucus 5   V - briefly king of Syria, 125 B.C.
129/6 captures the Syrian army, along with Seleucus the son of Antiochus.
125/3 Cleopatra kills her son Seleucus, after he proclaims himself king.
    Within translations:
Euseb]:Chron_257 was succeeded by his son Seleucus, who died soon afterward
Just_39.1 One of his sons, Seleucus, for having assumed the diadem

  Seleucus 6   VI Epiphanes Nicanor - king of Syria, 96-95 B.C.
96/4 Seleucus the son of Grypus is proclaimed king, and attacks Antiochus
95/5 Seleucus defeats and kills Antiochus Cyzicenus; in the king-lists Phi
95/8 Antiochus Eusebes defeats Seleucus.
95/9 Seleucus is burnt to death in his palace at Mopsuestia; he is succeed
    Within translations:
Euseb]:Chron_259 stated above, his son Seleucus came with an army and
Hieron:Chron_1923 ars. [1919 in Ar.] Seleucus was burnt alive by Antiochus
Joseph:AJ_* 13.366-369 * ine. [366] His son Seleucus succeeded him in the kingdom,

  Seleucus 7   of Macedonia - victor in the stadion race at the Olympic games, 268 B.C.
268/_ Olympic victor in the stadion race: Seleucus of Macedonia
    Within translations:
Euseb]:Chron_207 race 128th [268 B.C.] - Seleucus of Macedonia, stadion

  Seleucus 8   - son of Mnesiptolemus; a composer of "merry songs", early 2nd century B.C.
Athen_15.697 the same work, says that Seleucus the composer of merry

  Seleucus 9   - son of Antiochus I, king of Syria
Malal_205 two sons by her, Seleucus, who died while he was still
OGIS_246 (160-120)   Soter {I} the divine Seleukos {son of Antiochos I}

  Seleucus 10   - son of Antiochus VII, king of Syria
Athen_04.153 eventh book, speaking of Seleucus the king, and relating
Euseb]:Chron_257 257] His young son Seleucus, who had accompanied him, was

  Seleucus 11   - a general of Mithridates Eupator, 1st century B.C.
Memn_37 ty. Cleochares and Seleucus, who was another general of

  Seleucus 12   Cybiosactes - a member of the Seleucid royal family, 1st century B.C.
56/18 Seleucus Cybiosactes is summoned to be the consort of Berenice, but

  Seleucus 13   - a Greek grammarian
Athen_04.155 at his head. And Seleucus says, "that some of the Thraci
Athen_06.267 ilon;ς. And Seleucus says, that both men and maid
Athen_11.495 it prochous. But Seleucus says that the Boeotians call
Athen_14.645 with sweet wine and oil, as Seleucus tells us in his
Julian:Caes_310 a certain grammarian [ Seleucus ]." "Plague take him",

  Seleucus 14   - Athenian archon, 77 B.C.
77/_ Athenian archon: Seleucus

  Seleucus 15   of Rhossus - a naval officer who was honoured by Octavianus
33/25 herk_86'1-72, a letter of Octavianus concerning Seleucus of Rhosus.
30/40 5-93, the fourth letter of Octavianus concerning Seleucus of Rhosus.

  Seleucus   - in documents
CIL_1.2689 slave of Marcus Paccius Seleucus, slave of Marcus Aur
CIL_1.2693 lave of Lucius Caecilius Seleucus, slave of the Associ
Inscr_55 (c. 200)   ias, Onasimos, Hageisippos, Seleukos, Heureas, Bouk
Inscr_64 (263-236)   of Menyllos to Xenares to Seleukos . . . to Poseidi
Inscr_98 (250-200)   krates son of Baton Seleukos son of Mnesiptolemos E
Syll_657 (155/4)   n, the son of Heraios Seleukos of Marathon, the so


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