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ID: 6005337
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Seleucid Kingdom (former nation/state/empire)  Seleucid Kingdom (former nation/state/empire)

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 05 40 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 33.0940  decimal degrees
Long: 044 31 20 E  degrees minutes   Long: 44.5220  decimal degrees

Note: Empire which stretched from Thrace in Europe to the border of India. Founded by Seleucus I Nicator in 312 from the remains of Alexander the Great's empire; it collapsed in 64 BCE.

Names:
Seleucid Kingdom (preferred,C,O)
Seleucid Empire (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Seleucid Kingdom (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Seleucid Kingdom (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)

Place Types:
former nation/state/empire (preferred, C)
empire (H)
kingdom (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Antioch .......... (deserted settlement)
..................  (World, Asia, Turkey, Hatay) [7002354]
capital is ....  Seleucia .......... (deserted settlement)
..................  (World, Asia, Iraq, Baghdād) [6005333]

Sources and Contributors:
Seleucid Empire..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) "Alexander Balas"; accessed 10 August 2017
Seleucid Kingdom..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 15 July 2004
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 355
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 15 July 2004
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 355
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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