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Alexander I Balas

Alexander I Balas (from Bel, Semitic for "lord"): name of a Seleucid king, ruled from 152 to 145.

Cleopatra Thea and Alexander Balas

Successor of: Demetrius I Soter


Main deeds

Succeeded by: Demetrius II Nicator, who inherits a civil war against Diodotus and Alexander' son Antiochus VI Dionysus

Contemporary events


This page was created in 2006; last modified on 3 April 2018.