Seleucus I Nicator
biographical name 358(to 354)-281 B.C. Macedonian general & founder of Seleucid dynasty

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  • Seleucus I Nicator — Infobox Monarch name =Seleucus I Nicator title =Seleucid king caption =Coin of Seleucus I Nicator. reign =305 BCE 281 BCE coronation = othertitles = full name = predecessor = successor = suc type = heir = queen =Apama consort = spouse 1 = spouse… …   Wikipedia

  • Seleucus I Nicator — noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358 281 BC) • Syn: ↑Seleucus, ↑Seleucus I • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑Macedonian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seleucus I Nicator — born с 358, Europus, Macedonia died August/September 281 BC, near Lysimachia, Thrace Macedonian army officer, founder of the Seleucid dynasty. After the death of Alexander the Great, under whom he had served, Seleucus won an empire centred on… …   Universalium

  • SELEUCUS I NICATOR — (reigned 305–281 B.C.)    Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great on his campaign to India. After Alexander’s death in 321, Seleucus assumed the office of regent after the murder of Perdiccas. When the empire was partitioned, he… …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • Didymeia (sister of Seleucus I Nicator) — Didymeia (flourished 4th and 3rd centuries BC, Greek: η Δηιδάμεια) was a Greek Macedonian noblewoman. She originally came from an upper Macedonian noble family. Didymeia was the daughter of Antiochus and Laodice of Macedonia. Her father served as …   Wikipedia

  • Antiochus (father of Seleucus I Nicator) — Antiochus (flourished 4th century BC, name in Greek: о Αντίοχος) was a Greek Macedonian man that lived during the time of Greek Macedonian King Philip II of Macedon who ruled from 359 BC 336 BC. He originally came from Orestis, Greece. Antiochus… …   Wikipedia

  • Seleucus I — noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358 281 BC) • Syn: ↑Seleucus, ↑Seleucus I Nicator • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑Macedonian * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • SELEUCUS I — SELEUCUS I. NICANOR Antiochi et Laodices, fil. vir clarus cum Alexandro Magno, ad bellum Persicum profectus est: quô mortuô, castris eius praefuit, et urbem condidit, quam de patris nomine Antiochiam vocavit. Regnum Syriae occupavit, an. 3652.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Seleucus I — [sə lo͞o′kəs] died 280 B.C.; Macedonian general & founder of the Seleucid dynasty: called Seleucus Nicator …   English World dictionary

  • Seleucus I — (Seleucus Nicator) 358? 281? B.C., Macedonian general under Alexander the Great: founder of the Seleucid dynasty. * * * …   Universalium

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