Seleucus I Nicator - Wikipedia

Seleucus I coin depicting Alexander the Great's horse Bucephalus. Bucephalus means "Ox Head." He could be ridden by no one until Alexander.

Seleucus I Nicator Found in Herculaneum, villa of the papyrii

A Roman copy of a Greek statue of Seleucus I Nicator. Found in Herculaneum, villa of the Papyrii.

Seleucus I Nicator - When Alexander died in Babylon in 323 BC, his empire was divided among his generals. Seleucus won a large part of it stretching from the Mediterranean through Mesopotamia to the river Indus. His army was exceptionally well organized and had 500 war elephants that played a key role in the battles. He founded many cities: Seleucia, Laodicea, Antioch, Apameia, Zeugma

Silver coin of Seleucus I Nicator, who fought Chandragupta Maurya, and later made an alliance with him.

Seleucus I Nicator - Wikipedia

Seleucus BC) was an officer under Alexander the Great, he led the élite infantry, the "shield-bearers" (Hypaspistai) known as the "silvershields"- This is a roman copy of a lost greek marble now in the Louvre, Paris.

Seleukos I Nicator Tetradrachm. Seleucus I Nicator was one of the Diadochi. Having previously served as an infantry general under Alexander the Great, he eventually assumed the title of basileus and established the Seleucid Empire. | eBay!

Seleucus I. AU Tetradrachm. In the name of Alexander. Heracles lion skin. RARE

Seleukos I Nicator Tetradrachm. Seleucus I Nicator was one of the Diadochi. Having previously served as an infantry general under Alexander the Great, he eventually assumed the title of basileus and established the Seleucid Empire.

The Seleucid Empire (/sɨˈluːsɪd/; from Greek: Σελεύκεια, Seleúkeia) was a Hellenistic state ruled by the Seleucid dynasty founded by Seleucus I Nicator following the division of the empire created by Alexander the Great - History of Macedonia - the ancient kingdom of Greece

Seleucus I Nicator BC- 281 BC) Son of Antiochus and Laodice. Husband to Apama of Sogdiana and Stratonice of Syria. Military leader, governor of Babylon in Assassinated by Ptolemy Ceraunus

Exciting Greek Mosaics being exposed...in ancient city of Zeugma, Turkey.

Archaeologists Unearth Three Ancient Greek Mosaics in the Ongoing Excavation in Zeugma, Turkey

Workers clear a mosaic depicting the nine Muses. Archaeologists Unearth Three Ancient Greek Mosaics in the Ongoing Excavation in Zeugma, Turkey

Seleucus I Nicator (305-281 BCE)   A leading officer of Alexander the Great's League of Corinth, took possession of Syria and became the founder of the Seleucid Empire (312-63 BCE)

Seleucus I Nicator BCE) A leading officer of Alexander the Great's League of Corinth, took possession of Syria and became the founder of the Seleucid Empire BCE) - History of Macedonia - the ancient kingdom of Greece

Coin of Antiochus I Soter, depicting his deified father - Seleucus I Nicator.

Coin of Antiochus I Soter, depicting his deified father - Seleucus I Nicator.

Obverse depicting Seleucus I Nicator

Obverse depicting Seleucus I Nicator

Antioch was in Syria. Seleucus I Nicator, founded Antioch. When Rome annexed the territory of Tigranes. Antioch came under Roman dominion and became the capital of Syria. Antioch was an Apostolic See and one of the first four patriarchates; the others were Jerusalem, Alexandria, and Rome. Antioch is where the name "Christian" was first applied. Antioch (Antakya) is now in Turkey. The Antiochan Church is no longer located in Antioch, but in Damascus, Syria.

Antioch in Syria - An Apostolic See

Learn the basics on the formation of an Hellenistic-Roman capital city in ancient Syria, Antioch.

Seleucus I Nicator was one of the Diadochi. Having previously served as an infantry general under Alexander the Great, he eventually assumed the title of basileus and established the Seleucid Empire. | eBay!

Seleucus I. Tetradrachm. In the name of Alexander. Heracles in lion skin/ Zeus

Seleucus I Nicator was one of the Diadochi. Having previously served as an infantry general under Alexander the Great, he eventually assumed the title of basileus and established the Seleucid Empire.

Seleucus I Nicator Satrap Babylon King of Syria (69th Great Grandfather)

Seleucus I Nicator Satrap Babylon King of Syria Great Grandfather)

The Zeugma mosaic from Zeugma, Turkey. Zeugma was founded by one of Alexander the Great’s generals, Seleucia Nicator, and prospered under later Roman rule.

This amazing Roman mosaic floor can be viewed at the Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey. The museum features a exhibition hall and is the world’s largest mosaic museum.

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