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Seleucus I Nicator


Seleucus I Nicator. Bust at the Louvre, Paris (France). Photo Marco Prins.
Seleucus I Nicator (Louvre)
Seleucus I Nicator ('victor'): one of the Diadochi, founder of the Seleucid Empire, ruled from 311 to 281.

Successor of: Alexander the Great

Relatives:

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Seleucus I Nicator. Bust at the Museo archeologico nazionale, Napoli (Italy). Photo Marco Prins.
Seleucus I Nicator (Museo archeologico nazionale, Napoli)

Main deeds:


Coin of Seleucus I Nicator. British Museum, London (Britain). Photo Marco Prins. Seleucus I Nicator (British Museum, London; **)

Succeeded by:
Antiochus I Soter
 

Sources:

Literature

  • A.N. Bosworth, "The Rise of Seleucus" in: The Legacy of Alexander. Politics, Warfare, and Propaganda under the Successors (2002)


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to the real articles on Livius.Org. One day, this webpage will be
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Jona Lendering
for Livius.Org, 2006

Revision: 12 Jan. 2012
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