Antiochus III


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Antiochus III

(ænˈtaɪəkəs)
n
(Biography) known as Antiochus the Great. 242–187 bc, king of Syria (223–187), who greatly extended the Seleucid empire but was forced (190) to surrender most of Asia Minor to the Romans
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Some tools discovered from the ancient town were limestone, basalt milling and grinding tools used for domestic purposes, wine and oil storage jars and more than 60 coins, including those from the reigns of Hasmonean King Alexander Jannaeus and Seleucid King Antiochus III.
by Antiochus III Megas (222-187) it is said: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Letter 37,9) ".