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Seleucus III Ceraunus (ca. 243–223 bc). Son of Seleucus II and Laodice II; successor of Seleucus II to the Seleucid throne (225–223 bc). Seleucus III tried to recover territory his father had lost in Asia Minor during the Third Syrian War, but he was killed by conspirators during the campaign. His brother
Seleucus IV Philopator (ca. 218–175 bc). Son of Antiochus III the Great and Laodice III; co-regent and successor of Antiochus the Great to the Seleucid throne (187–175 bc). Seleucus IV inherited a massive Roman debt from his father. In order to pay it, he aggressively pursued funds from the Jews’ temple