It was built (although about this matter there is some dispute) by Seleucus
Nicanor, the first king of the country after Alexander the Great, in memory of his father Antiochus, and became immediately the residence of the Syrian monarchy.
Rice and lentils have formed the basis of this one-pot dish since at least 250BC, when the Greek general Seleucus
noted Indians' love for the combination, and everyone from the fourteenth-century Moroccan explorer Ibn Battuta to the travelling English doctor John Fryer in 1698 seems to have recorded a variation of Cutcherry, Kedgeree or Kisri.
During the Seleucid period, the city was renamed after king Seleucus
, Karkha d' Beth Slokh ("Fort Seleucus
"), a corruption of which is at the root of modern name Karkuk/Kirkuk.
Its reader is drawn in to have empathy for individual historical actors, such as Rib-Hadda, Seleucus
, and Zimri-Lim.
The choice of "Homeland" reflects the Seleucids' Macedonian roots and how they lost them when Seleucus
I, the dynasty's founder, failed in his effort to bring Macedonia itself into the empire (94-100).
He suffered, he grew bitter while in Rome, as he sensed, in conversation with his friends, the scions of great houses, in the tact and courtesy they showed him, he the son of King Seleucus
Philopater, he felt that there was always, secretly, a slighting of those Hellenizing dynasties which had fallen: they were not for serious action, and most unsuitable to rule the people.
He also boasts of being a recruiting officer for King Seleucus
of Syria (1.
I Nicator, and was invaded and pillaged by Shapur I of the Sassanid Empire in A.
Seleucid Empire was a hierarchy formed in Anatolia Eyalet with a Macedonia-Greece element and named after its founder Seleucus
Megasthenes, who came to India as the ambassador of the Greek prince Seleucus
, gave to the West in his Indica, an interesting account of the socio-cultural condition of Ancient India, whereas the Buddhist work Milindapanha records that the city of Alexandria was a confluence of different cultures, including Hinduism and Buddhism, as it was regularly frequented by merchants from India.
The eighteen essays in this handsome volume detail much that is known about the period in such topics as Diadochi history in cuneiform documents, the Heidelberg Epitome (a neglected Diadoch source), a study on the sources Seleucus
Barr began a lone mapping session on the 24" Clark refractor working on the LAC-38 chart of the Seleucus
area adjacent to Greenacre's Aristarchus area LAC-39 chart.