Antiochus

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Related to Antiochus the Great: Alexander the Great, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Antiochus Epiphanes

An·ti·o·chus

 (ăn-tī′ə-kəs)
A Seleucid dynasty ruling in Syria (280-64 bc). Its most important member was Antiochus III, known as "the Great" (242-187, ruled 223-187), who conquered much of Asia Minor but was defeated by the Romans in 190.

An•ti•o•chus

(ænˈtaɪ ə kəs)
n.
1. Antiochus III, ( “the Great” ) 241?–187 B.C., king of Syria 223–187.
2. Antiochus IV, (Antiochus Epiphanes) died 164? B.C., king of Syria 175–164?.