- Seleucus II Callinicus
(Latin; "Gloriously Victorious")born с 265died 225 BCFourth king (r. 246–225) of the Seleucid dynasty.He became ruler when his mother poisoned his father, Antiochus II, and proclaimed him king. Her supporters made away with his Egyptian stepmother, Bernice, daughter of Ptolemy II, whom Antiochus had briefly married. Ptolemy III, Bernice's brother, responded by invading Seleucus's kingdom and taking the eastern provinces. Seleucus managed to regain northern Syria and part of Iran but was defeated by his brother (с 235), now supported by their mother, and ceded territory beyond the Taurus River. He died in a fall from his horse.
* * *▪ Seleucid rulerdied 225 BCfourth king (reigned 246–225) of the Seleucid dynasty, son of Antiochus II Theos.Antiochus II repudiated his wife Laodice (Seleucus' mother) and married Ptolemy's daughter Berenice, but by 246 BC Antiochus had left Berenice in order to live again with Laodice and Seleucus in Asia Minor. Laodice poisoned him and proclaimed her son as King Seleucus II, while her partisans at Antioch made away with Berenice. Berenice's brother, Ptolemy III, who had just succeeded to the Egyptian throne, at once invaded the Seleucid realm and annexed the eastern provinces, while his fleets swept the coasts of Asia Minor. In the interior of Asia Minor Seleucus maintained himself, and when Ptolemy returned to Egypt he recovered northern Syria and the nearer provinces of Iran. At Ancyra (about 235?) Seleucus was defeated by his younger brother Antiochus Hierax, supported by Laodice, and left the country beyond the Taurus to his brother and the other powers of the peninsula. Of these Pergamum rose to greatness under Attalus I, and Antiochus Hierax perished as a fugitive in Thrace in 228 or 227. A year later Seleucus was killed by a fall from his horse.
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