a member of a Macedonian dynasty, 312–64 b.c., that ruled an empire that included much of Asia Minor, Syria, Persia, Bactria, and Babylonia.
of or relating to the Seleucids or their dynasty.
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Hanukkah marks the victory of the Jews over Antiochus IV and the Seleucid Empire.Why Israel Named Its Gaza War After a Hanukkah Poem | Ethan Perlson | December 30, 2008 | THE DAILY BEAST
The holiday marks the victory of the Jews over Antiochus IV and the Seleucid Empire.Why Israel Named Its Gaza War After a Hanukkah Poem | Ethan Perlson | December 30, 2008 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is Kirkuk, a town which contains, in its present name, one of the few memorials of the old Seleucid rulers.The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
Moreover, the greater part of the Phnician towns enjoyed, under the Seleucid, a certain autonomy favourable to their industry.
Thus uniting their vessels with those of the Phnicians, the Seleucid launched upon the Mediterranean considerable armies.
British Dictionary definitions for Seleucid
a member of a royal dynasty (312–64 bc) that at the zenith of its power ruled over an area extending from Thrace to India
of, relating to, or supporting the Seleucids or their dynasty
- Seleucidan (sɪˈluːsɪdən), adjective
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