Seleucus I Nicator BCE) A leading officer of Alexander the Great's League of Corinth, took possession of Syria and became the founder of the Seleucid Empire BCE) - History of Macedonia - the ancient kingdom of Greece
Seleukos I Nicator Tetradrachm. Seleucus I Nicator was one of the Diadochi. Having previously served as an infantry general under Alexander the Great, he eventually assumed the title of basileus and established the Seleucid Empire.
Bust of Seleucus I Nicator (Europos ca 358 BC-Lisimacheia 281 BC), Macedonian general after Alexander the Great and founder of the Seleucid dynasty. bronze from the Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum, Campania, Italy, century BCE.