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Seleuceia on Tigris

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Was founded by Seleucus (1) I as king at Tell Umar, on the left bank of the Tigris (below Baghdad), c.305, as the ‘royal capital’ of his expanding empire in ...

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Seleuceia on Tigris

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Was founded by Seleucus (1) I as king at Tell Umar, on the left bank of the Tigris (below Baghdad), c.305, as the ‘royal capital’ of his expanding empire in ...

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Seleuceia (1) on Tigris

Margaret Stephana Drower, Susan Mary Sherwin-White and R. J. van der Spek.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 495 words.

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Seleuceia (1) on Tigris

Margaret Stephana Drower and Susan Mary Sherwin-White.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 457 words.

was founded by Seleucus (1) I as king at Tell Umar, on the left bank of the Tigris (below Baghdad),

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Seleuceia (1) on Tigris

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 499 words.

was founded by *Seleucus (1) I on the right bank of the *Tigris (below Baghdad), c.305(?) bc

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Apollodorus (8) , of Seleuceia on Tigris, Greek Stoic philosopher

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Philosophy. 53 words.

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Apollodorus (8)

Edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 43 words.

of Seleuceia (1) on Tigris, Stoic philosopher (see Stoicism), the author of an Ethics and a Physics cited

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Apollodorus

Edited by Esther Eidinow.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 46 words.

of Seleuceia (1) on Tigris, Stoic philosopher (see stoicism), the author of an Ethics and a Physics cited

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Ctesiphon

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

On the river Tigris, c. 96 km. (60 mi.) above Babylon, was a village garrisoned by Parthia from c.140 bc as an Asiatic stronghold opposite Hellenistic Seleuceia (1), becoming (from ...

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Apollodorus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Of Seleuceia (1) on Tigris, Stoic philosopher (see Stoicism), the author of an Ethics and a Physics cited by Diogenes Laertius 7. 102, 129; 125, 135. He also wrote logical works. Testimonia...

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Seleucids

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 417 words.

rulers of the empire founded by *Seleucus I, governing a vast realm, sometimes called ‘Asia’, stretching from modern Turkey to Afghanistan. The Seleucids from the start continued (and...

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Antiochus (3) III, 'Megas' ('the Great'), Seleucid king, c. 242–187 BCE

Guy Thompson Griffith, Susan Mary Sherwin-White and R. J. van der Spek.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 786 words.

Antiochus (3) III Megas (the Great (c. 242–187 BCE), second son of *Seleucus (2) II, king of the *Seleucid empire (222–187). After the assassination of his elder brother, *Seleucus (3) III, who was...

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Ctesiphon

Malcolm Andrew Richard Colledge and Josef Wiesehöfer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 221 words.

Ctesiphon, on the river Tigris, c. 96 km. (60 mi.) above *Babylon, part of the city agglomeration al-Mada’in (together with Seleuceia, Veh Ardashir). Originally, it was a village garrisoned by...

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Seleucids

Susan Mary Sherwin-White and R. J. van der Spek.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 617 words.

Rulers of the empire founded by *Seleucus (1) I , governing a vast realm, sometimes called ‘Asia’, stretching from modern...

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Babylon

Amélie Kuhrt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 527 words.

The ruins of the city extend over several mounds in the vicinity of modern Hillah (c.80 km. (50 mi.) south of Baghdad); the most important are Babil, Kasr, Merkes, Homera. Babylon is attested as a...

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Antiochus I Soter

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(c.324–261bc),

eldest son of Seleucus I and the Bactrian Apame, crown prince (mār šarri) in Babylonia before he became co-regent with Seleucus I (292–281/0); then held...

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Marcus Aurelius emperor

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Ad 161–80,

was born in 121 and named Marcus Annius Verus. His homonymous grandfather, Marcus Annius Verus, from Ucubi (Espejo) in Baetica, consul for the third time in 126 and...

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