Antiochus X Eusebes (c. 113 BC – 92 or 88 BC) was a king of
Syria during the Hellenistic period. During his lifetime Seleucid Syria
was beset by civil wars, interference by Ptolemaic Egypt and incursions
by the Parthians. In 95 BC, Seleucus VI killed his own half-uncle
Antiochus IX, the father of Antiochus X, who took revenge by defeating
Seleucus VI and driving him to his death in 94 BC. Antiochus X did
not enjoy a stable reign as he had to fight three of Seleucus VI's
brothers, Antiochus XI, Philip I and Demetrius III. Antiochus XI
defeated Antiochus X and expelled him in 93 BC from Antioch, the
capital. A few months later, Antiochus X regained his position and
killed Antiochus XI. The civil war continued but its final outcome is
uncertain. Antiochus X married his stepmother Cleopatra Selene, and
had several children with her, including a future king, Antiochus XIII.
He probably died fighting against the Parthians in 88 BC.
Read more: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antiochus_X_Eusebes>
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