Many of these were Greeks from Seleucia and other Macedonian towns.
The prophetic voice of Seleucia spoke the truth; yea, verily, it spoke the truth.
Julian had now reached the western suburb of Ctesiphon, which had lost its old name of Seleucia and was known as Coche.
The dzhin of Seleucia had prophesied this termination to his career.
Like Babylon and Seleucia, Ctesiphon at once opened its gates.
Its permanent decay was accelerated still more by the founding, in its neighborhood, of Seleucia in 300 b.c.
The greatest of all of them stood here—almost on the site of Bagdad—Seleucia on the Tigris.
It has since served as a quarry for the neighboring cities Seleucia and Ctesiphon, and has been demolished to the lowest terrace.
Crassus, stung with the taunt, exclaimed, "He would return the ambassadors an answer at Seleucia."
It divides into two branches, one running through Babylon, and the other through Seleucia.
the sea-port of Antioch, near the mouth of the Orontes. Paul and his companions sailed from this port on their first missionary journey (Acts 13:4). This city was built by Seleucus Nicator, the "king of Syria." It is said of him that "few princes have ever lived with so great a passion for the building of cities. He is reputed to have built in all nine Seleucias, sixteen Antiochs, and six Laodiceas." Seleucia became a city of great importance, and was made a "free city" by Pompey. It is now a small village, called el-Kalusi.