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Antiochis
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Antiochis
Antiochis (Ἀντιοχίς, Antiochis). A concubine of Antiochus IV Epiphanes, who presented her with two Cilician cities, Tarsus and Mallus. As a result, the people of both cities revolted (2 Macc 4:30).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Antiochis (Person)
ANTIOCHIS (PERSON) [Gk Antiochis (Ἀντιοχις)]. Concubine of Antiochus Epiphanes IV (2 Macc 4:30). Antiochus IV’s official queen was Laodice, who may have been his sister. According to oriental custom, Antiochus IV assigned the maintenance of Tarsus and Mallus, two Cicilian towns, to Antiochis’ care.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Antiochis
Antiochis an-tīʹə-kis [GK. Antiochis]. A concubine of Antiochus Epiphanes whom he presented with the two Cilician cities Tarsus and Mallus, which caused the cities to revolt (2 Macc. 4:30).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Antiochis
ANTIOCHIS Concubine of the Syrian king Antiochus Epiphanes (2 Macc 4:30). When the cities of Tarsus and Mallus were given to Antiochis as a gift, their inhabitants revolted in protest.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ANTIOCHIS
ANTIOCHIS<an-ti’-o-kis> ([ ʼΑντιοχίς, Antiochis]): A concubine of Antiochus Epiphanes who had presented her with the two Cilician cities, Tarsus and Mallus. Dissatisfied with this the cities made insurrection (2 Macc 4:30).
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Volumes I–III
ANTIOCHIS
ANTI′OCHIS (Ἀντιοχίς). 1. A sister of Antiochus the Great, married to Xerxes, king of Armosata, a city between the Euphrates and the Tigris. (Polyb. viii. 25.)2. A daughter of Antiochus the Great, married to Ariarathes, king of Cappadocia, bore to her husband two daughters and a son named Mithridates.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Antiochis
Antiochis an-ti′uh-kis (Ἀντιοχίς). A concubine of Antiochus IV, Epiphanes (2 Macc. 4:30). When the king presented the Cilician cities of Tarsus and Mallus to his mistress as a gift, these cities revolted in protest.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Antiochis
ANTIOCHIS, an-tīʹo-kis (Ἀντιοχίς, Antiochís): A concubine of Antiochus Epiphanes who had presented her with the two Cilician cities, Tarsus and Mallus. Dissatisfied with this the cities made insurrection (2 Macc 4:30).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Antiochis
Antiochis [an--uh-kis]: a concubine of Antiochus IV Epiphanes, who angered the cities of Cilician Tarsus and Malus by giving them to her (2 Macc. 4:30)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ANTIOCHIS
ANTIOCHIS an-ti´uh-kis [Ἀντιοχις Antiochis]. Concubine of Antiochus IV Epiphanes whose gift of the cities of Tarsus and Mallus to her led to their inhabitants’ revolt (2 Macc 4:30).
See also
Relatives
Antiochus Father-In-Law
Antiochus Husband