Antiochus

biographical name
An·​ti·​o·​chus | \ an-ˈtī-ə-kəs How to pronounce Antiochus (audio) \

Definition of Antiochus

name of 13 Seleucid kings of Syria: especially III the Great 242–187 b.c. (reigned 223–187), IV Epiphanes \ i-​ˈpi-​fə-​ˌnēz How to pronounce i-ˈpi-fə-ˌnēz (audio)\ circa 215–164 b.c. (reigned 175–164)

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