Antiochus III

[an-tahy-uh-kuh s]

Antiochus IV

noun
  1. Antiochus Epiphanes, died 164? b.c., king of Syria 175–164?.
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Antiochus III

noun
  1. 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

Antiochus IV

noun
  1. ?215–164 bc, Seleucid king of Syria (175–164), who attacked the Jews and provoked the revolt of the Maccabees
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