Seleucus

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Synonyms for Seleucus

Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia

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Veristic rather than idealised portraits were created in the early 3rd century BC for, among others, the Athenian poet Menander and for Seleukos I Nikator, successor to Alexander the Great and founder of the Seleukid dynasty.
For, according to Plutarch, already King Seleukos I Nikator (*358/4; reg.
Kuhrt (17) recently made the same objection in her review of Mehl's Seleukos Nikator.
18) Nobody will blame the excavator for not being able to give the Greek name of the city, for not having discovered any sure evidence about the exact date of its foundation (already in the time of Alexander or under Seleukos the First), nor for being unable to state whether the palace was a royal residence or only administrative quarters inhabited by a governor and his retinue.
Lyonnet from correlating the phases in Hellenistic pottery with political events, Alexander's conquest (white ceramics) and Seleukos I's reconquest (grey-black ceramics).