Definition of Seleucus
1. 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).
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Literary usage of Seleucus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Old and New Testament connected in the history of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1836)
"And he also tells us, That Antiochus Epiphanes (who succeeded Seleucus,) in ... It is most likely, that Seleucus, having just cause of war given him by the ..."
2. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1860)
"Seleucus had fallen as low before he rose to an equal height, and owed much less to others. Demetrius was not yet reduced to the situation of a suppliant ..."
3. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin, Robert Lynam (1836)
"The war between llie two brothers, Antiochus and Seleucus. The death of Eumenes, king of iVr';aii.iiH. Attalus succeeds him. The establishment of tin- ..."
4. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"In BC 175 he was released by the intervention of his brother Seleucus, ... Antiochus was at Athens when Seleucus was assassinated by Heliodorus. ..."
5. The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1845)
"Perseus, having succeeded his father Philip in the kingdom of Macedón,2 married Laodice the daughter of Seleucus king of Syria; and the Rhodians, ..."
6. Dissertations on the prophecies, which have remarkably been fulfilled, and by Thomas Newton (1766)
"The fons of Seleucus Callinicus were (i) Seleucus and ... In like manner Seleucus the fpa was called Ceraunus or the ..."