Seleucus

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Seleucus, from Ancient Greek Σέλευκος (Séleukos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /səˈl(j)uːkəs/

Proper noun[edit]

Seleucus

  1. An Ancient Greek name, in particular borne by the founder of the Seleucid dynasty — Seleucus I Nicator.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Σέλευκος (Séleukos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Seleucus m (genitive Seleucī); second declension

  1. the name of several kings of Syria (their ancestor, Seleucus Nicator, a general of Alexander the Great after the latter’s death founded the kingdom of the Seleucidae)
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Junianus Justinus to this entry?)
  2. the name of a mathematician and confidant of Vespasian
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Tacitus to this entry?)
  3. the name of a servant of Quintus Lepta
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Cicero to this entry?)
  4. the name of a player on the cithern
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Juvenal to this entry?)

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular
nominative Seleucus
genitive Seleucī
dative Seleucō
accusative Seleucum
ablative Seleucō
vocative Seleuce

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sĕleucus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Sĕleucus” on page 1,417/2 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

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