Seleucus

Seleucus was a male name of Ancient Greek origin and may refer to the following:

People

Monarchs and relations of the Seleucid Empire

Seleucus, father of Ptolemy (son of Seleucus) and Antiochus (father of Seleucus I Nicator)
Seleucus, a possible son to Ptolemy (son of Seleucus)
Seleucus I Nicator (Satrap 311–305 BC, King 305 BC–281 BC), son of Antiochus
Seleucus, a son of Antiochus I Soter and grandson to Seleucus I
Seleucus II Callinicus (246–225 BC)
Seleucus III Ceraunus (or Soter) (225–223 BC)
Seleucus IV Philopator (187–175 BC)
Seleucus V Philometor (126/125 BC)
Seleucus VI Epiphanes Nicator (96–95 BC)
Seleucus VII Kybiosaktes or Philometor (70s BC–60s BC?)

Other people

Seleucus, a grammarian from Emesa (modern Hims)
Seleucus of Alexandria, distinguished grammarian and sophist
Seleucus, a poet who was the son of Mnesiptolemus, who flourished under the Seleucid King Antiochus III the Great
Seleucus of Seleucia, an astronomer
Christian Martyr, Martyr Seleucus or known as Seleucus of Scythia, who lived in the 3rd century. His name day in the Greek Orthodox Church is May 23, while in the Russian Orthodox Church is September 13.
Seleucus, a Roman Governor of Cilicia, during the reign of Roman Emperor Maximian

Other

Seleucus (crater), a crater on Earth's moon
3288 Seleucus, an asteroid1


Sources and References

1. Wikipedia



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