- (“the Great”) 241?–187 b.c., king of Syria 223–187.
- Antiochus Epiphanes, died 164? b.c., king of Syria 175–164?.
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The three principal ones were Antiochus, Antigonus, and Pyrrhus.Pyrrhus
Seleucus paid Erasistratus about £20,000 for curing his son Antiochus.Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine
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He was the son of Antiochus that was called Soter, who died in Parthia.
And upon these conditions Antiochus broke up the siege, and departed.
I first learned it a short time ago at the court of King Antiochus.Arachne, Complete
- known as Antiochus the Great. 242–187 bc, king of Syria (223–187), who greatly extended the Seleucid empire but was forced (190) to surrender most of Asia Minor to the Romans
- ?215–164 bc, Seleucid king of Syria (175–164), who attacked the Jews and provoked the revolt of the Maccabees
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