THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims

Notes on First Maccabees (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

1:11 Antiochus the Illustrious: Epiphanes, the younger son of Antiochus the Great, who usurped the kingdom, to the prejudice of his nephew Demetrius, son of his elder brother Seleucus Philopater.--Ibid. Of the kingdom of the Greeks. . .Counting, not from the beginning of the reign of Alexander, but from the first year of Seleucus Nicator.



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