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  1. Seleucus, Seleucus I, Seleucus I Nicatornoun

    Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)


  1. seleucus

    Seleucus is commonly used to refer to Seleucus Nicator (c. 358–281), a general and companion of Alexander the Great who founded the Seleucid Empire, ruling as its first emperor. He took power in the eastern provinces after Alexander's death and established an empire that extended across much of Western Asia and the eastern Mediterranean, contributing significantly to the spread of Hellenistic culture in these regions. The name Seleucus itself means "beacon" or "marked by glory" in Ancient Greek.


  1. Seleucus

    Seleucus is a lunar impact crater located in the western part of Oceanus Procellarum. To the west is the lava-flooded remains of the walled plain Eddington. To the southwest is the crater Krafft and to the northwest lies Briggs. The rim of Seleucus is well-formed, with a terraced inner rim and a slight rampart. The floor is relatively flat, with a small central peak. A bright ray from Olbers grazes the southeastern rim of Seleucus, following a line to the northeast. Approximately 50 kilometers to the southeast of Seleucus, on the Oceanus Procellarum, is the landing site of the Soviet landing craft Luna 13.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seleucus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seleucus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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