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Antiochus

Syllabification: An·ti·o·chus
Pronunciation: /anˈtīəkəs
 
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Definition of Antiochus in English:

1The name of eight Seleucid kings, notably.
1.1 Antiochus III ( circa 242–187 bc), reigned 223–187 bc; known as Antiochus the Great. He restored and expanded the Seleucid empire.
1.2 Antiochus IV ( circa 215–163 bc), son of Antiochus III; reigned 175–163 bc; known as Antiochus Epiphanes. His attempt to Hellenize the Jews resulted in the revival of Jewish nationalism and the Maccabean revolt.

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