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  Antiochus III Megas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus III was born in 242 BC, the son of Seleucus II, near Susa, Iran.
Antiochus' share was to be southern Syria, Lycia, Cilicia, and Cyprus; Philip was to have western Asia Minor and the Cyclades.
When Antiochus refused, he was decisively defeated in the Battle of Magnesia near Mt. Sipylus (January 190), where he fought with a heterogeneous army of 70,000 men against an army of 30,000 Romans and their allies led by Lucius and Cornelius Scipio (Africanus).
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 Antiochus III the Great - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antiochus contrived to get possession of the person of Achaeus (see Polybius), but the citadel held out until 213 BC under Achaeus' widow Laodice and then surrendered.
Antiochus seemed to have restored the Seleucid empire in the east, and the achievement brought him the title of "the Great King." In 205 BC/204 BC the infant Ptolemy V Epiphanes succeeded to the Egyptian throne, and Antiochus conduded a secret pact with Philip V of Macedon for the partition of the Ptolemaic possessions.
But that recovery proved brief, for in 198 BC Antiochus defeated Scopas at the Battle of Panium, near the sources of the Jordan, a battle which marks the end of Ptolemaic rule in Judea.
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 Antiochus III. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Although Antiochus did not succeed in totally restoring the greatness of the Seleucid dynasty, he did much to revive its glory.
While Philip V was engaged by the Roman armies, Antiochus recovered S Syria and Asia Minor.
Antiochus, who disregarded the advice of Hannibal in 193, waited and then challenged Rome by accepting the invitation of the Aetolian League to interfere in Greece in 192.
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 Antiochus III the Great - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antiochus contrived to get possession of the person of Achaeus (see Polybius), but the citadel held out until 213 BC under Achaeus's widow and then surrendered.
Antiochus next, following in the steps of Alexander, crossed into the Kabul valley, received the homage of the Indian king and returned west by way of Seistan and Kerman (206/5).
But that recovery proved brief, for in 198 BC Antiochus defeated Scopas at the, near the sources of the Jordan, a battle which marks the end of Ptolemaic rule in Judea.
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 Antiochus III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus III the Great, (ruled 223 - 187 BC), younger son of Seleucus IICallinicus, became ruler of the Seleucid kingdom as a youth ofabout eighteen in 223 BC.
Antiochus seemed to have restored the Seleucid empire in the east, and the achievement brought him thetitle of "the Great King." In 205 BC / 204 BC the infant Ptolemy V Epiphanes succeeded to the Egyptianthrone, and Antiochus conduded a secret pact with Philip V ofMacedon for the partition of the Ptolemaic possessions.
Antiochus then moved to Asia Minor to secure the coast towns which had acknowledged Ptolemy and the independent Greek cities.This enterprise brought him into antagonism with Rome, since Smyrna and Lampsacus appealed to the republic of the west, and the tension became greater after Antiochus had in 196 BC established a footing in Thrace.
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 Seleucid dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus III marched his imperial army east, and by 219 BC abandoned by their armies, Molon and Alexander committed suicide.
Antiochus III took advantage of a dynastic succession in Egypt to attack Palestine; but after regaining Seleucia Pieria he was eventually defeated at Raphia in 217 BC.
Antiochus III with 10,000 men sailed across the Aegean and took Euboea, Thebes, and Thessaly, where he alienated Philip V. Smyrna and Lampsacus appealed to Rome, which gained the support of Philip V's Macedonians, and the Seleucids were defeated at Thermopylae, Antiochus III barely escaping by ship to Ephesus.
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 The Book of Daniel, Chapter 11
The fleet of Antiochus III was twice defeated at sea by the Roman fleet near Phoceia and near Ephesus.
Antiochus IV who was in Athens at the time of his brother's death, negotiated directly with the Romans, convincing them to keep Demetrius, rightful heir to the throne, in Rome as hostage.
Antiochus IV exacted tributes from the Palestinian nations, advanced the Grecian ideals and worship of pagan gods throughout his kingdom, appointed his cronies to positions of power as tribute collectors, allowed his friends to plunder the temple wealth, and he set his sights on capturing all of Egypt.
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 Antiochus Iv Epiphanes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus IV Epiphanes (originally named Mithradates, but renamed Antiochus either upon his ascension or after the death of his elder brother Antiochus) (175 - 163 BC) was one of the Seleucid emperors, son of Antiochus III the Great and brother of Seleucus IV Philopator.
Antiochus rose to power after the death of the latter; he had been hostage in Rome following the peace of Apamea in 188 BC but had lately been exchanged for the son and rightful heir of Seleucus IV, the laterDemetrius I Soter.
The reign of Antiochus was a last period of strength for the empire, but in some way it was fatal; being an usurper and leaving no successor except a little boy, his death was followed by devastating dynastic wars.
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 Maccabean Chronology
Antiochus III's agreement with the Jews gives the Temple-administration tax concessions, guarantees the Jews the right to live under their own laws, and especially forbids Gentiles to enter the Temple.
Antiochus III dies in June/July, attempting to extract funds from a temple in Babylon.
Ptolemy V plans the recovery of Coele-Syria, on the grounds that it was the dowry of Antiochus III's daughter Cleopatra, his queen.
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 Encyclopedia: Antiochus III the Great   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Under the reign of Ptolemy IV Philopator (reigned 221-204 BC), son of Ptolemy III and Berenice II of Egypt, the decline of the Ptolemaic kingdom began.
The Battle of Raphia, also known as the Battle of Gaza, was a battle of the Syrian Wars between Ptolemy IV of Egypt and Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.
The Battle of Magnesia was fought in 190 BC near Magnesia ad Sipylum, between the Romans and their ally Eumenes of Pergamum against the army of Antiochus III the Great of Syria resulting in a Roman victory.
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 Antiochus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antiochus is the name of thirteen kings of the Seleucid dynasty:
Antiochus IV Epiphanes, the oppressor of the Jews who provoked the revolt of the Maccabees.
Antiochus is also the name of four rulers of the small middle-eastern kingdom of Kommagene:
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 Daniel 11
Antiochus III Magnus (The Great) took the throne in 223 BCE and fought against Ptolemy IV Philopator to recover his Syrian territories.
Antiochus III (The Great) was killed by his countrymen in 187 BCE at Elymais.
Antiochus died in Persia shortly after the news that the "arms form him" (his armies mentioned in verse 31) had been defeated.
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 Antiochus III the Great -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus rid himself of Hermeias by assassination and returned to (An Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization; involved in state-sponsored terrorism) Syria (220 BC).
In 216 BC Antiochus went north to deal with Achaeus, and had by 214 BC driven him from the field into (An ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; as the capital of Lydia it was the cultural center of Asia Minor; destroyed by Tamerlane in 1402) Sardis.
But that recovery proved brief, for in 198 BC Antiochus defeated Scopas at the battle of Panium, near the sources of the (An Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea) Jordan, a battle which marks the end of Ptolemaic rule in Judea.
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 Antiochus, III Biography / Biography of Antiochus, III Biography Biography
Antiochus III (241-187 BC) was a Syrian king of the Seleucid dynasty, Alexander the Great's successors in Asia.
In 204 Antiochus regained Phoenicia and southern Palestine from Egypt, for in that year Ptolemy IV had died and left his throne to his 4-year-old son Ptolemy V Epiphanes.
Antiochus again met defeat at Magnesia, and the Peace of Apemea in 188 ended a century of Seleucid dominance in Asia Minor.
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 Antiochus III the Great   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus next, following in the steps of Alexander, crossed into the Kabul valley, received the homage of the India n king Sophagasenus and returned west by way of Seistan and Kerman (206/5).
In 192 BC Antiochus invaded Greece, having the Aetolia ns and other Greek states as his allies.
Maccabees, The A priestly family which under the leadership of Mathathias initiated the revolt against the tyranny of Antiochus IV Epiphanes, King of Syria, and after securing Jewish independence ruled the commonwealth till overthrown by Herod the Great.
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 Antiochus IV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus IV disregarded the program of his father, and meddled in the affairs of Judea, possibly because his father died during riots.
The descendants of Antiochus IV were mostly incompetent, since they were to hold their positions at the pleasure of Rome.
Antiochus IV was a builder, founding the Hellenic city of Gerasa [ Antioch on the Chrysorrhoas ].
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 The Seleucid Accessions Chronicle (BCHP 10)
The Chronicle concerning the reign of Antiochus II, the accession of Seleucus II and the accession of Seleucus III (the "Seleucid Accessions Chronicle"; BCHP 10* or ABC 13) is one of the historiographical texts from ancient Babylonia.
Antiochus II was born in 286 BCE as son of Antiochus I Soter and Stratonice (according to Eusebius Chronica I 251 he died in 246 at the age of 40 years).
The fact that Seleucus and his brother Antiochus and his sister Apame were in Babylon prior to the death of their father Antiochus, makes it well possible that Seleucus was in Sittacene (perhaps he had to flee), and ascended the throne there.
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 Antiochus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus was the name of thirteen Syrian kings between 280 BC to 65 BC The most notable of these were:
Antiochus III the Great who ascended the throne 223 BC He is regarded as the "king the north" referred to in Dan.
From this time the Jews began the great war of independence their heroic Maccabean leaders with marked success defeating the of Antiochus that were sent against them.
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 From Antiochus III to the First Jewish War
Antiochus III of Syria, during a war against Ptolemy IV of Egypt, entered the enemy's territory and in 218 BC, descending from the north, moved towards Philoteria and later towards Beth Shean.
Antiochus III provoked the defenders of the city and then, when they reacted, he faked a retreat.
Then Antiochus III left a garrison in the city and crossed the Jordan river and conquered Pella, Camus and Gefrus.
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 ANTIOCHUS III - Online Information article about ANTIOCHUS III
Antiochus perished in a fresh expedition to the east in Luristan (187).
In 166 Antiochus left Syria to attempt the reconquest of the further provinces.
He left a son of nine years, ANTIOCHUS V. EUPATOR (reigned 164-162), in whose name the kingdom was administered by a camarilla.
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 SELEUCID EMPIRE
Younger son of Seleukos II and brother of Seleukos III, he was soldier of great ability and between 212 to 205 campaigned to and restored Alexander's empire in Judaea from Ptolemy V as well as in Parthia and Baktria.
Uncle of Antiochus III was appointed commander in chief of Asia Minor.
Antiochus IV, 175-164 BCE, Tetradrachm, AR, 16.9g, 1 1/16" dia., AR, Ake mint, Judas Maccabee defeated Antiochus IV and cleansed temple.
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 Antiochus III el grande   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Antiochus III el grande, (gobernado 223 - 187 A.C.), un hijo más joven de Seleucus II Callinicus, se convirtió en regla del reino de Seleucid como juventud de cerca de dieciocho en 223 A.C..
Antiochus se parecía haber restaurado el imperio de Seleucid en el este, y el logro le trajo el título "del gran rey." En 205 BC/204 A.C. el Ptolemy infantil V Epiphanes tenido éxito al trono egipcio, y Antiochus conduded un pacto secreto con Philip V de Macedon para la partición de las posesiones de Ptolemaic.
Antiochus falleció en una expedición fresca al este en Luristan (187 A.C.).
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 Antiochus III on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
187 BC, king of Syria (223-187 BC), son of Seleucus II and younger brother of Seleucus III, whom he succeeded.
He led an expedition (212-205 BC) to the eastern provinces and went as far as India.
Although he was defeated earlier by the Egyptians at Raphia (modern Rafa), he and Philip V of Macedon undertook (202 BC) to wrest Egyptian territories from the boy king, Ptolemy V. Antiochus did not properly appreciate the growing power of Rome.
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 Antiochus III-Jerusalem through Coins
Later Antiochus was defeated by the Romans following the defeat of Phillip V of Macedon in 197.
Much of overseas empire, including Jerusalem and Judaea was lost to Antiochus III and the Seleucid empire during his reign.
In 193 married Cleopatra I, daughter of Antiochus III of Syria.
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 Antiochus Iii (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
Hannibal visited Antiochus in Ephesus the next year and became one of the king's advisers.
Antiochus first captured Calchis; then succeeded in gaining a footing in Boeotia, and later made an effort to get possession of Thessaly, but retired on the approach of the Macedonian army.
Antiochus marched against the revolted Armenians in 187.
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 Antiochus IV, Antiochus Epiphanes - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
He was called in to settle a quarrel between Onias III and his brother, Jason, the leader of the Hellenizing faction in Jerusalem, and Onias was driven out (2 Macc 4:4-6).
While Antiochus was on a second campaign in Egypt, he heard of the siege of Jerusalem.
After this war Antiochus retired to the eastern provinces and died, after having failed in an attack on the temple of the Sun in Elymais, in Persia.
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