Antiochus

Antiochus (Anti`ochus) , name of three Syrian kings of the dynasty of the Seleucidæ: A. I., Soter, i.e. Saviour, son of one of Alexander's generals, fell heir of all Syria; king from 281 to 261 B.C. A. II., Theos, i.e. God, being such to the Milesians in slaying the tyrant Timarchus; king from 261 to 246. A. III., the Great, extended and consolidated the empire, gave harbour to Hannibal, declared war against Rome, was defeated at Thermopylæ and by Scipio at Magnesia, killed in attempting to pillage the temple at Elymaïs; king from 223 to 187. A. IV., Epiphanes, i.e. Illustrious, failed against Egypt, tyrannised over the Jews, provoked the Maccabæan revolt, and died delirious; king from 175 to 104. A. V., Eupator, king from 164 to 162.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

An`tioch * Anti`ope
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Antigonus
Antigonus Gonatas
Antigua
Antilles
Antimony
Antinomianism
Antinomy
Antin`ous
An`tioch
Anti`ochus
Anti`ope
Antip`aros
Antip`ater
Antiph`ilus
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