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    Posted: 24-Nov-2004 at 06:21

I would like to know whatever there is about the Seleucids.

Do anyone have some advices in where I can find more detailed facts about them?

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You can always start with a google search on Seleucid Empire.

Here are the results it produced for me:

http://www.google.com.gr/search?hl=el&q=Seleucid+empire& amp;meta=

Several sites have extensive bibliography you can use to read even more.

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Thanks, but I've already searched for it with Google. I was looking for more detailed facts, and hasn't find that with google yet.
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  Quote Romano Nero Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24-Nov-2004 at 07:21

Originally posted by Caesarion

Thanks, but I've already searched for it with Google. I was looking for more detailed facts, and hasn't find that with google yet.

 

I am afraid I am not aware of a site that has much data about the Selucid empire. But if you are into books, here is a rather extensive bibliography. You can find some of them translated in your own language I assume.

Bar-Kochva, B. "On the Sources and Chronology of Antiochus I's Battle Against the Galatians," PCPhS 199 (1973), 1-8.

Bar-Kochva, B. The Seleucid Army: Organization and Tactics in the Great Campaigns. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.

Bellinger, A. R. and E. T. Newell. "A Seleucid Mint at Dura-Europus," in WSM, 402-406.

Bellinger, A. R. "Hyspaosines of Charax," YCS 8 (1942), 53-67.

Bellinger, A. R. "Seleucid Dura: The Evidence of the Coins," Berytus 9 (1948-1949), 51-67.

Bellinger, A. R. "The End of the Seleucids," The Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 38 (1949), 51-102.

Bernard, P. "L'Asie centrale et l'empire seleucide." Topoi Orient-Occident  4/2 (1994),  473-511.

Berve, H. Das Alexanderreich auf prosopographischer Grundlage. 2 vols. Munich: C. Beck, 1926.

Bevan, E. R. The House of Seleucus, 2 vols. London: Ares Publishers reprint, 1902.

Bikerman, E. J. Institutions des Sleucides. Paris, 1938.

Bilde, P., ed. Religion and Religious Practice in the Seleucid Kingdom. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 1990.

Bouch-Leclercq, A. Histoire des Sleucides, 2 vols. Paris: Culture et Civiliation, 1913-1914.

Briant, P. "The Seleucid Kingdom, the Achaemenid Empire and the History of the Near East in the First Millennium BC," in P. Bilde, ed., Religion and Religious Practice in the Seleucid Kingdom. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 1990, 40-65.

Brodersen, K. Appians Abriss der Seleukidengeschichte (Mnichener Arbeiten zur alten Geschichte Band I). Munich: Editio Maris, 1989.

Burstein, S. M. The Hellenistic Age from the Battle of Ipsos to the Death of Kleopatra VII (Translated Documents of Greece and Rome 3). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Cohen, G. M. The Seleucid Colonies (Historia Einzelschriften 30). Wiesbaden: Steiner, 1978.

Cumont, F. Inscriptions Grecques de Suse. Paris, 1928.

Davesne, A. and G. Le Rider.Le Tresor de Medancikkale (Cilice Trachee, 1980) (Gulnar II). Paris, 1989.

Doty, T. L. Cuneiform Archives from Hellenistic Uruk. Ann Arbor (diss.), 1977.

Downey, G. "The Seleucids: The Theory of Monarchy," in The Greek Political Experience: Essays in Honour of William Kelly Prentice. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1941.

Downey, G. A History of Antioch in Syria. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1974.

Eddy, S. The King is Dead: Studies in the Near Eastern Resistance to Hellenism 334-31 BC. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1961.

Ehling K. "Die Nachfolgeregelung des Antiochos VII vor seinem Aufbruch in den Parthenkrieg (131 v. Chr.)." Jahrbuch fur Numismatik und Geldgeschichte 46 (1996), 31-37.

Ehling K. "Der 'Reichskanzler' im Seleukudenreich." Epigraphica Anatolica 30 (1998), 97-106.

Ehling, K. "Probleme der seleukidische Chronologie und Geschichte der Jahre zwischen 139 und 131 v. Chr." In U. Peter ed., Stephanos Nomismatikos. Edith Schanert Geiss zum 65 geburtstag. Berlin, 1998.

Ehling, K. "Seleukidische Geschichte zwischen 130 und 121 v.Chr." Historia 47.2 (1998) 141-151.

Fischer, T., "Seleukiden," Chiron 15 (1985), 285-389.

Fleischer, R. "Physionomie Idologie Politique Dynastique: Les portraits sur les monnaies des rois Slucides." in O ELLHNISMOS STHN ANATOLH (International Meeting of History and Archaeology, Delphi 6-9 November 1986),Athens, 1991. 303-309.

Goralski, W. J. "Arrian's Events After Alexander: Summary of Photius and Selected Fragments," AncW 19 (1989), 81-108.

Grainger, J. D. The Cities of Seleucid Syria. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Grainger, J. D. Seleukos Nikator. London: Routledge, 1990.

Grainger, J. D. "Antiochos III in Thrace" Historia 45.3 (1996) 329-343.

Grant, M. The Hellenistic Greeks from Alexander to Cleopatra. London: Wiedenfeld and Nicolson, 1990.

Hadley, R. A. "Seleucus, Dionysus, or Alexander?" NC 14 (1974), 9-13.

Hadley, R. A. "The Foundation of Seleucia-on-the-Tigris," Historia 27 (1978), 228-230.

(there are many more, we are only on letter "H")

If you absolutely need a site, sorry, you'll have to check all the sites Google brought up.

 

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I also would like to see a full and detailed map of Seleucid empire which shows the major cities.
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Originally posted by Cyrus Shahmiri

I also would like to see a full and detailed map of Seleucid empire which shows the major cities.

http://www.katapi.org.uk/Maps/PtolemySeleucusRome.htm

This is the best map I've found.



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