Antiochus (son of Demetrius II Nicator)
Antiochus (son of Cleopatra)
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
ANTI′OCHUS VIII. (Ἀντίοχος), king of Syria, surnamed GRYPUS (Γρυπός), or Hooknosed, from γρύψ, a vulture, and on coins Epiphanes (Ἐπιφάνης), was the second son of Demetrius Nicator and Cleopatra. His eldest brother Seleucus was put to death by their mother Cleopatra, because he wished to have the
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
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 VIII Philometor Grypus (125�96 BCE) (F???�?�t??, �Mother-Loving�; G??p?�?, �Hook-Nosed�)
Antiochus VIII Philometor Grypus (125–96 bce) (Φιλομήτωρ, “Mother-loving”; Γρυπός, “Hook-nosed”)Antiochus VIII Philometor Grypus was the son of Demetrius II Nicator and the half-brother of Antiochus IX Cyzicenus. They both had the same mother, Cleopatra III Thea Eueteria, whom Demetrius married after
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
8. Antiochus VIII Grypus (126–96 BCE)
8. Antiochus VIII Grypus (126–96 bce) succeeded Demetrius and soon ended Alexander’s life. He did not attempt to go against Hyrcanus