Seleucos I Timeline

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  • 322 BCE - 275 BCE
    The Wars of the Diadochi, also known as the Wars of Alexander's Successors.
  • 321 BCE - 315 BCE
    Seleucos rules the satrapy of Babylon.
  • 312 BCE
    Seleucos conquers Babylon and founds the Seleucid dynasty.
  • 312 BCE
    Evagros is killed in battle by Seleucos I. Persis comes under Seleucid rule.
  • 312 BCE
    Demetrius I loses the Battle of Giza against Ptolemy I and Seleucus I Nikator.
  • 305 BCE
    Emperor Changragupta signs a treaty with Seleucos I, establishing borders and giving the Punjab to Chandragupta in return for 500 war elephants.
  • 304 BCE
    Seleucos I refounds and renames the ancient city thereafter known as Edessa.
  • 301 BCE
    Battle of Ipsos. Death of Antigonos, rise to power of Lysimachus and Seleucus.
  • 301 BCE - 299 BCE
    Antioch was founded by Seleucos I Nikator.
  • c. 299 BCE
    Demetrius I marries Stratonice, daughter of Seleucus I and in return Demetrius is given Cilicia.
  • c. 295 BCE
    Seleucos I makes an alliance with local Persis dynast, Ardaxsir, becoming the first frataraka of Persis.
  • 293 BCE
    Antiochos is appointed vice-king of the Upper-Satrapies by his father Seleukos.
  • 285 BCE
    Demetrius I surrenders to Seleucus I and lives as a prsioner for three years until his death.

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322 BCE - 275 BCE: The Wars of the Diadochi, also known as the Wars of Alexander's Successors.
 
321 BCE - 315 BCE: Seleucos rules the satrapy of Babylon.
 
 
312 BCE: Seleucos conquers Babylon and founds the Seleucid dynasty.
 
312 BCE: Evagros is killed in battle by Seleucos I. Persis comes under Seleucid rule.
 
 
312 BCE: Demetrius I loses the Battle of Giza against Ptolemy I and Seleucus I Nikator.
 
 
305 BCE: Emperor Changragupta signs a treaty with Seleucos I, establishing borders and giving the Punjab to Chandragupta in return for 500 war elephants.
 
 
304 BCE: Seleucos I refounds and renames the ancient city thereafter known as Edessa.
 
 
301 BCE: Battle of Ipsos. Death of Antigonos, rise to power of Lysimachus and Seleucus.
 
 
301 BCE - 299 BCE: Antioch was founded by Seleucos I Nikator.
 
 
299 BCE: Demetrius I marries Stratonice, daughter of Seleucus I and in return Demetrius is given Cilicia.
 
295 BCE: Seleucos I makes an alliance with local Persis dynast, Ardaxsir, becoming the first frataraka of Persis.
 
293 BCE: Antiochos is appointed vice-king of the Upper-Satrapies by his father Seleukos.
 
285 BCE: Demetrius I surrenders to Seleucus I and lives as a prsioner for three years until his death.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
330 BCE 320 BCE 310 BCE 300 BCE 290 BCE 280 BCE

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