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Antiochus (son of Antiochus X Eusebes)
Antiochus (grandson of Antiochus Grypus)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Antiochus (Person)
ANTIOCHUS (PERSON). A Macedonian name (“opposer”) borne by the father of Seleucus I, founder of the Seleucid dynasty of Syria, hence favored by the following kings of the dynasty.1. Antiochus I Soter (“savior”) (281–261 b.c.). Born 324 b.c., the son of Seleucus I and the Bactrian princess Apama, he
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Volumes I–III
ANTIOCHUS XIII
ANTI′OCHUS XIII., king of Syria, surnamed ASIATICUS (Ἀσιατικός), and on coins Dionysus Philopator Callinicus (Διόνυσος Φιλοπάτωρ Καλλίνικος), was the son of Antiochus X. and Selene, an Egyptian princess. He repaired to Rome during the time that Tigranes had possession of Syria, and passed through
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Antiochus
Antiochus [an--uh-kus] (1) the name of thirteen of the Seleucid (Syrian) emperors who played a major role in the transitional period from Old to New Testament times:– Antiochus I Soter (281–261 bce); not mentioned by name in the Bible– Antiochus II Theos (261–246 bce); probably the “King of the
Antiochus XIII Asiaticus (69�65 BCE) (??s?at?�???, �Man of Asia�)
Antiochus XIII Asiaticus (69–65 bce) (Ἀσιατίκος, “Man of Asia”)Even though Antiochus XIII Asiaticus was a descendent of the Seleucid emperors, he was not in a strict sense the last Seleucid emperor—his father, Antiochus X Eusebes, deserves that dubious honor, even though Asiaticus was the last of
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
13. Antiochus XIII Asiaticus (ca. 65–64 BCE)
13. Antiochus XIII Asiaticus (ca. 65–64 bce) was placed briefly on the throne by the Romans but then removed by Pompey. Asiaticus was the last ruler over the Seleucid kingdom, which now came to an end, though it had been an empire in name only for many years. See DEMETRIUS; EPIPHANES; HASMONEANS; HYRCANUS;