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Antiochus II Theos


Coin of the Seleucid king Antiochus II Theos.
Antiochus II Theos
Antiochos II Theos ('the god'): name of a Seleucid king, ruled from 261 to 246.

Successor of: Antiochus I Soter

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Part of the decoration of the Belevi mausoleum. Archaeological museum, Izmir (Turkey). Photo Marco Prins.
Part of the decoration of the Belevi mausoleum (Archaeological museum, Izmir)
Main deeds: Succeeded by: Seleucus II Callinicus

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Literature

  • O.L. Gabelko & Yu.N. Kuzmin, "Matrimonial Policy of Demetrius II of Macedonia. New Solutions of Old Problems", in: Vestnik drevnej istorii 264 (2008) 141-164


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Sometimes, it is assumed that this was a son named Apammes. This is based on an erroneous reading of an Astronomical Diary (more...).

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