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In order to raise the money to pay the Romans, crown for a short time,but fell in battle against he attacked a wealthy temple in Elymais, but Aretas, king of the Arabians. The Syrians, was killed by the people of the place (1ST). worn out with the civil broils of the SeleuciHe was succeeded by his son Seleucus Philop- dae, offered the kingdom to Tigranes, king of ator. O. , succeeded his brother Seleucus ions in 83, and held it till his defeat by the (13) ASIATIOTTS, son of EuPhilopator in 175.
Having become acquainted with their origin they marched against Thebes, where Lycus reigned, the husband of their mother Antiope, who had married Dirce in her stead. They took the ZetbiiB and Amphion. ) (From a AMPHJP5LIS (-is), a town in Macedonia on the eastern bank of the Strymon, about 3 miles from the sea. The Strymon flowed almost round the town, nearly forming a circle, whence its name Amphi-polis, It was originally called Ennea Hodoi, the "Nine Ways," and belonged to the Edonians, a Thracian people.
In this year and the following, Ventidius, the lieutenant of Antony, defeated the Parthians. In 37 Antony crossed over to Italy, when the triumvirate was renewed for 5 years. He then returned to the East, and shortly afterwards sent Ocfcavia back to her brother, an$ surrendered himself entirely to the charms of Cleopatra. In 36 he invaded Parthia, but he lost a great number of his troops, and was Augustus. O. 10, but was put to death in 2, in consequence of his adult" erous intercourse with Julia, the daughter of Augustus.
A Smaller Classical Dictionary Of Biography, Mythology And Geography by William Smith