Antiochus II Theos, King of the Seleucid Empire

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Nicknames: "Αντίοχος Β' ο Θεός Σελευκιδός της Συρίας", "Antiochus II 'Theos-the Divine'", "of SYRIA", "♔ King of Syria"
Birthplace: Antioch, Syria
Death: Died in Ephesus, Syria
Cause of death: Laodice, his divorced wife, arranged his assassination
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Son of Antiochus I Soter, King of the Seleucid Empire and Stratonice
Husband of Berenice ., Phernophorus, Princess of Egypt
Ex-husband of Laodice I, Queen of the Seleucid Empire
Father of Seleucus II, King of the Seleucid Empire; Laodice, Queen of Pontus; Antiochus Hierax, Prince Of Syria; Berenice; Unknown Daughter of Antiochus II Syria and 2 others
Brother of Apama II, Queen of Cyrenaica; Stratonice II Syria, Princess of Syria and Seleucus
Half brother of Phila

Occupation: King of Syria, født år287 f.k., død juli år 246 f.k.
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About Ἀντίοχος

Antiochus II Theos (Greek: Ἀντίοχος Β΄ ὁ Θεός; 286–246 BC) was a Greek king of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire who reigned from 261 to 246 BC. He succeeded his father Antiochus I Soter in the winter of 262–61 BC. He was the younger son of Antiochus I and princess Stratonice, the daughter of Demetrius Poliorcetes.

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