SELEUCUS III

SELEUCUS III.
Ceraunus, A. 527. patri successit, triennio post venenô sublatus: Ei successit frater Antiochus Magnus. Euseb. in Chron. Appian. etc.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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