Antiochus III

[ an-tahy-uh-kuh s ]
/ ænˈtaɪ ə kəs /

noun

(“the Great”) 241?–187 b.c., king of Syria 223–187.

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Antiochus IV

noun

Antiochus Epiphanes,died 164? b.c., king of Syria 175–164?.
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Antiochus III
/ (ænˈtaɪəkəs) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for antiochus (2 of 2)

Antiochus IV

noun

?215–164 bc, Seleucid king of Syria (175–164), who attacked the Jews and provoked the revolt of the Maccabees
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