History: Seleucids

Posted on Sun 31 October 2021 in history

Another of the spin-off dynasties resulting from the dismantling of Alexander's empire. General Seleucus established the Seleucid dynasty in Syria. The Seleucid dynasty was the largest of the Hellenistic dynasties, and occupied most of the territory formerly controlled by the Persian empire, however, the size of this monarchy eventually lead to trouble, as the Seleucids had some difficulty in controlling it's eastern boundaries.