Antiochus X Eusebes

Antiochus X Eusebes

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Antiochus X Eusebes Philopator, ruler of the Greek Seleucid kingdom, was a contestant in the tangled-up family feuds among the last Seleucids. Beginning his reign in 95 BC his first achievement was to defeat his double half-cousin/second cousin Seleucus VI Epiphanes, thus avenging the recent death of his father Antiochus IX Cyzicenus. The epithets he took tell much of his story: Eusebes (being a title of his father) and also Philopator (father-loving) both honoured his father. After that, he ruled Antioch and its surroundings, fighting endlessly against the four brothers of Seleucus VI, the Nabataeans and the Parthian Empire.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135703358
  • 9786135703351