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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

an ancient kingdom which lay SE of the Caspian Sea in present-day Iran. From c. 250 bc to c. 230...

Seleucids

Seleucids  

A member of a dynasty ruling over Syria and a great part of western Asia from 311 to 65 bc. Its capital was at Antioch. The name comes from Seleucus Nicator (the founder, one of Alexander the Great's ...

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