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  Antiochus I Soter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Saviour") (324/​323-​262/​261 BC was an emperor of the Seleucid dynasty.
On the assassination of his father Seleucus I in 281 BC, the task of holding together the empire was a formidable one, and a revolt in Syria broke out almost immediately.
At the end of 275 BC the question of Coele-Syria, which had been open between the houses of Seleucus and Ptolemy since the partition of 301 BC, led to hostilities (the "First Syrian War").
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 Battle of Agrigentum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The battle of Agrigentum (Sicily, 261 BC) was the first pitched battle of the First Punic War and the first large-scale military confrontation between Carthaginians and the Republic of Rome.
The battle was fought after a long siege which started in 262 BC and resulted both in a Roman victory and the beginning of the Roman control of Sicily.
In 288 BC, a group of Italian mercenaries, the Mamertines, occupied the city of Messina on the north-eastern tip of Sicily, killing all the men and taking the women as their wives.
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163 BC, king of Syria (175 BC-163 BC), son of Antiochus III and successor of his brother Seleucus IV.
247 BC, king of Syria (261?-247 BC), son and successor of Antiochus I. In warfare with Ptolemy II he had sporadic successes, but his marriage to Ptolemy's daughter Berenice sealed the peace, and most of the Syrian possessions his father had lost were restored to Antio...
BC), son of Seleucus I. He did not, like his father, seek to expand in Europe.
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 Encyclopedia: Shang Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Shang Dynasty (Chinese: 商朝) or Yin Dynasty (殷代) (1600 BC - 1046 BC) is the first historic Chinese dynasty and ruled in the northeastern region of China proper.
The Qin Dynasty (秦朝 Pinyin Qín, Wade-Giles Chin; 221 BC - 207 BC) was preceded by the Zhou Dynasty and followed by the Han Dynasty in China.
This bronze ritual wine vessel, dating from the Shang Dynasty in the 13th century BC, is housed at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution.
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 Antiochus II Theos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antiochus II Theos (286–246 BC; reigned 261–246 BC) succeeded his father Antiochus I Soter as head of the Seleucid dynasty on 261 BC.
In Bactria, his satrap Diodotus revolted in 255 BC, and founded the Greco-Bactrian kingdom, which further expanded in India in 180 BC to form the Greco-Indian kingdom (180–1 BC).
Antiochus repudiated his wife Laodice and married Ptolemy's daughter Berenice to seal their treaty, but by 246 BC Antiochus had left Berenice and her infant son in Antioch to live again with Laodice in Asia Minor.
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 Seleucid dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Seleucid kingdom dated its beginning from 312 BC when Seleucus I Nicator seized Babylon in his own name; but his empire was not really established until Antigonus I was defeated at Ipsus in 301 BC, and Asia Minor was not included until Lysimachus was eliminated in Lydia in 281 BC.
In the treaty of Apamea in 188 BC Scipio imposed the same conditions, demanded twenty hostages including his son Antiochus, a reduction of ships to twelve, and payment to Rome for the cost of the war totaling 15,000 talents over the next twelve years.
In 183 BC Pharnaces I, who according to Polybius surpassed all previous kings in his contempt for the laws, attacked Sinope, then took Tium in Bithynia and invaded Galatia.
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 261 Definition / 261 Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
261 is a place where kids call most of their teachers by their first names and.
261 is the most widely used videoconferencing codec in the world.
261 is a big northern perfect for pulling long trains over high speed on a.
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 Articles - Seleucid Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus I (reigned 281-261 BC) and his son and successor Antiochus II Theos (reigned 261-246 BC) were faced with challenges in the west, including repeated wars with Ptolemy II and a Celtic invasion of Asia Minor -- distracting attention from holding the eastern portions of the Empire together.
In 139 BC, Demetrius II was defeated in battle by the Parthians and was captured.
In 83 BC, at the invitation of one of the factions in the interminable civil wars, he invaded Syria, and soon established himself as ruler of Syria, putting Seleucid rule virtually at an end.
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 3rd Century BC Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mencius, Chinese philosopher and sage (371 - 289 BC).
Ptolemy II Philadelphos (284 BC-246 BC) and his wives Arsinoe I and Arsinoe II Philadelphos.
Ptolemy V Epiphanes (204 BC-180 BC) and his wife Cleopatra I.
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Amenhotep II was the son of 1418 BC.
Arsinoe II of Egypt Arsinoe II (316-270 BC), queen of Ptolemy II of Egypt.
Ashurnadinachkhe II Ashurnadinachkhe II was a ruler of Assyria from 1403 to 1393 BC.
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 Encyclopedia: 259 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Encyclopedia: 259 BC Updated 254 days 10 hours 47 minutes ago.
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 Seleucid Empire, page 1 (Seleucus I - Timarchos)
Seleucus was assassinated by the disgruntled son of Ptolomy in 281 BC.
It began to decline in 190 BC after a first defeat by the Romans and lasted until 64 BC when the last Seleucid king, Antiochus XIII, was murdered by Sampsiceramus, an Arab emir, at the behest of Pompey the Great.
Son of Antiochus I. Coregent 266 - 261 BC; Sole Reign 261 - 246 BC.
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 Antiochos I Soter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 301 BC he was placed in charge of the Seleukid cavalry at the Battle of Ipsos and detailed to divert the forces of Demetrios Poliorketes while the army of
Although he was recognized as the legitimate authority in the east, many of the western territories in Asia Minor and Syria soon revolted.
While Antiochos was dealing with the problems of the west, this young man, Seleukos by name, seems to have betrayed his father's trust and raised the standard of revolt.
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 Asoka on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
c.232 BC, Indian emperor (c.273-c.232 BC) of the Maurya dynasty; grandson of Chandragupta.
According to legends, after his bloody conquest (c.261 BC) of the state of Kalinga, Asoka was remorseful for the suffering he had inflicted; accepted Buddhism and abandoned wars of conquest.
Knowledge of Asoka's rule is obtained chiefly from the many boulders and pillars inscribed with his pious exhortations; a notable example is at Sarnath.
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 260 BC
Years: 265 BC 264 BC 263 BC 262 BC 261 BC - 260 BC - 259 BC 258 BC 257 BC 256 BC 255 BC
In the battle of Changping[?], the Qin state showed its military superiority over all other Chinese states
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
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 Greek Rule -- Ptolemies & Seleucids
In 252 BC a peace agreement was finally reached after neither side was able to defeat the other.
In the year 221 BC, Ptolemy III died and was succeeded by Ptolemy IV, Philopater, who was without a doubt the most cruel and vicious ruler of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.
In 198 BC the Seleucids, under Antiochus III, finally took control of Palestine, which control they held, more or less (mostly less), until the coming of the Romans in 63 BC.
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 Bible Picture Library of LineArt
Coin of Antiochus I Soter 280-261 BC Note: Different browsers all have slightly different capabilities and terminology.
Coin of Antiochus V Eupator 164-162 BC Note: Different browsers all have slightly different capabilities and terminology.
Coin of Antiochus VI Tryphon 142-139 BC Note: Different browsers all have slightly different capabilities and terminology.
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 The Struggle for Agrigentum, 262 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Carthage recovered and sent a mercenary army to the important Sicilian city of Agrigentum on the south coast of the island, under Hannibal Gisco.
The Carthaginian strategy was to hold the impregnable defensive points, control the sea and allow Rome to exhaust itself; 'Fortune' would eventually secure victory.
In 262 BC, the Romans began a long and difficult siege of the Carthaginian-held city.
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 RTVELADZE - Coins from Kish - 3rd-2nd Centuries BC . 8th Century AD - Transoxiana Eran ud Aneran
This observation allows one to ask about the place of production in the region of Kish-Nautaka and in the neighbouring region of Xenippa (later Nahshab), where the real tetradrachms of Alexander the Great and Seleucus I (who based his coinage on the Alexander model) were found5.
On the border between the region of Kish and Central Sogdiana, in the area of Kishlak Haprin (4 km from Kishlak Jam), was found a silver tetradrachm of Antiochus I (281-261 BC) with a sitting Apollo6.
It is worth noting that all these coins were found on the ancient road connecting the region of Nautaka-Kish with Sogdiana and Maracanda through the pass of Jam, which was intensively used during the Hellenistic period.
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270-267 BC; issued from the Seleukeia on the Tigris mint, weighing 17.12gms and 29mm in diameter.
Reverse: Naked Apollo seated left, on Omphalos (navel of the World), holding arrow and resting on bow, between vertical legends; monograms in both outer fields.
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 Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Learn more about 3rd century BC in the online encyclopedia.
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(2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD)
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 TLCs -- Oil and Gas Commission Act, SBC1998, chapter 39
31 Jan 2004 (BC Reg 7/04)> inoperative [s.
The "Effective date" column (under "Changes in Force") indicates when changes have come into force.
The Users Guide to the looseleaf edition of the B.C. statutes (including the Folio electronic version) provides detailed information about Tables of Legislative Changes.
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 262 BC
262 BC Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
Years: 267 BC 266 BC 265 BC 264 BC 263 BC - 262 BC - 261 BC 260 BC 259 BC 258 BC 257 BC
Battle of Agrigentum: Carthaginian forces under Hannibal Gisco and Hanno are defeated by the Romans, giving them control of most of Sicily.
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 3rd century BC - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ptolemy I Soter (305 BC-282 BC) and his wifes Eurydice and Berenice I.
Ptolemy II Philadelphos (284 BC-246 BC) and his wifes Arsinoe I and Arsinoe II Philadelphos.
Qin Shi Huang Di, Chinese Emperor (259 - 210 BC, reigned 246 - 210 BC).
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 265 BC - Encyclopedia, History and Biography
265 BC Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
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The article about 265 BC contains information related to 265 BC.
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 257 bc
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 264 BC - Encyclopedia, History and Biography
264 BC Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
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The article about 264 BC contains information related to 264 BC, Events, Births and Deaths.
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 256 BC
256 BC Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC
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The article about 256 BC contains information related to 256 BC.
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 Kingdoms of Syria - Seleucids
Fighting the Egyptian Ptolemy IV for control of their mutual border, Antiochus is fought to a draw at Raphia.
Loses eastern Persia to Parthian expansion 185 BC.
The resulting Maccabaean revolt splits Judea from Seleucid control, and the Jews recreate their own independent state based around Jerusalem.
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