Definition of Seleucus I

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).

Exact synonyms: Seleucus, Seleucus I Nicator
Generic synonyms: Macedonian, Full General, General



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seleucus I

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Selena
Selenarctos
Selenarctos thibetanus
Selene
Selene setapinnis
Selene vomer
Selenicereus
Selenicereus grandiflorus
Selenipedium
Selenomonas
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Seleucus
Seleucus I (current term)
Seleucus I Nicator
Selina
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Seljuckian
Seljuk
Seljukian
Seljuks
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Seljuqian
Seljuqians
Seljuqs
Selkirk
Selkirk Mountains
Selkirk Rex

Literary usage of Seleucus I

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1903)
"Antiochus I. (S 3). (8 19)- (i ™\ Antiochus II. (8 4). Antiochus X. (8 Philippus I. (§ 22). Antiochus III. (§ 7). ai). Seleucus I. (ia)t Antiochus IV. ..."

2. Catalogue of Greek Coins: The Seleucid Kings of Syria by Percy Gardner, British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals, Reginald Stuart Poole (1878)
"Seleucus I, 3. Biga, driven by Nike.—Antiochus III., 29. Biga, driven by Pallas. ... Seleucus I., 107 sq.; Seleucus II., 18. C. City or Kybele. ..."

3. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1870)
"ON A SMALL SILVER COIN OF Seleucus I.— NICATOR. IT is now nearly twenty years since 1 read a paper on a small collection of coins, chiefly Greek, ..."

4. The House of Seleucus by Edwyn Robert Bevan (1902)
"Where the road from Syria to the East by way of Hieropolis struck the Euphrates was a Europus, called after the native city of Seleucus I,2 and near it a ..."

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