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LINEAGE

        1. Seleucus I
Nicator

[312 - 282 BCE]
       
        |        
        2. Antiochus I
Soter

[280 - 261 BCE]
       
        |______________ _ ________    
        |   |    
    Berenice = 3. Antiochus II
Theos

[261 - 246 BCE]
= Laodice    
        ______________ | ________    
        |   |    
        4. Seleucus II
Callinicus

[246 - 226 BCE]
  Antiochus
Hierax
   
    ________ _ ______________|_____________ _ ________    
    |       |    
    5. Seleucus III
Soter

[226-223 BCE]
      6. Antiochus III
"the Great"

[223-187 BCE]
   
    ________ _ ___________________________ _ ________|    
    |   |   |    
Ptolemy V
Epiphanes
= Cleopatra I   7. Seleucus IV
Philopator

[187 - 175 BCE]
  8. Antiochus IV
Epiphanes

[175-164 BCE]
   
________ | ________   |   |    
|   |   |   |    
Ptolemy VI
Philometor
= Cleopatra II   10. Demetrius I
Soter

[162 - 150 BCE]
  9. Antiochus V
Eupator

[164 - 162 BCE]
   
    |    |______________ _ ________    
    |   |   |    
11. Alexander
Balas

[150 - 145 BCE]
= Cleopatra
Thea
[125 - 120 BCE]
= 13. Demetrius II
Nicator

[146-139, 129-125  BCE]
  15. Antiochus VII
Sidetes

[138 -129 BCE]
  14. Trypho
[142 - 138  BCE]
|   ________ | ______________   |    
|   |   |   |  
12. Antiochus VI
[ 145 BCE]
  Seleucus V
[125 BCE]
  16. Antiochus VIII
Grypus

[125 - 96 BCE]
= Tryphaena 17. Antiochus IX
Cyzicenus

[116 - 95 BCE]
= Cleopatra IV
____________ _ ________________ _ _______|_______________   |  
|   |   |   |   |   |  
 Seleucus VI
[95 - 94 CE]
Antiochus XI
[94 - 92 BCE]
  19. Philip I
Philadelphus

[92 - 83 BCE]
  19. Demetrius III
Eucerus

[92 - 87 BCE]
Antiochus
XII
[87 - 83 BCE]
  18. Antiochus X
Eusebes

[94 - 88 BCE]
= 20. Cleopatra
Selene

[88 - 69 BCE]
     |       |    
     |       |    
21. Tigranes II
 of Armenia

[95 - 55 BCE]
  23. Philip II
Philoromaeus

[66 - 63 BCE]
      22. Antiochus XIII
Asiaticus

[88 - 64 BCE] 
  Pompey
[63 - 48 BCE]

 

Key
   King of Syria             Rebel strongman 
   Other descendent of Seleucus     Usurper's heir 
   King of Egypt    Foreign conqueror
   Other descendent of Ptolemy [  ]  Year(s) of active reign
=  double line > married          single line > descendents
1.  Numeral preceding name = order of succession
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