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  • adj. Synonym of Seleucid.

Etymologies

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From Seleucid +‎ -an.

Examples

  • In the year 150 of the Seleucidan era, being the fifth year of the liberty of Zion, (the term used upon the Maccabaean coins,) a vast army of Syrians invaded Palestine from Antioch, headed by King Antiochus

    Byeways in Palestine

  • Mahometan year; the year 40 or 42 of Chosroes Nushirvan, king of Persia; the year 881 of the Seleucidan aera; the year 1316 of the aera of

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 5

  • It is only known from Oriental authors that he was born on a Monday, the 10th Reby 1st, the third month of the Mahometan year; the year 40 or 42 of Chosroes Nushirvan, king of Persia; the year 881 of the Seleucidan aera; the year 1316 of the aera of

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Alexander i£gus was dethroned in the fourth of his reign, and flain in the fevetith; yet the canon continues his government to the eighth year of the Seleucidan era, and defers to the ninth the acceflion of Ptolemy Soter, to whom is alTigned a reign of 20 years.

    Analysis of researches into the origin and progress of historical time

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