الإمبراطوريه السلوقيه كانت دوله يونانية - مقدونية أسسها السيلوقيين فى أماكن الفتوحات الشرقيه بتاعة الإسكندر الأكبر. فى عز قوتها، شملت وسط الأناضول ، و بلاد الشام ، بلاد ما بين النهرين ، بلاد فارس ، تركمانستان ، بامير ، وأجزاء من باكستان .
↑Jones, Kenneth Raymond (2006). Provincial reactions to Roman imperialism: the aftermath of the Jewish revolt, A.D. 66-70, Parts 66-70. University of California, Berkeley. p. 174. ISBN0542824736, 9780542824739Check |isbn= value (help). "... and the Greeks, or at least the Greco-Macedonian Seleucid Empire, replace the Persians as the Easterners."
↑Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (London, England) (1993). The Journal of Hellenic studies, Volumes 113-114. Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. p. 211. "The Seleucid kingdom has traditionally been regarded as basically a Greco-Macedonian state and its rulers thought of as successors to Alexander."
↑Baskin, Judith R. ; Seeskin, Kenneth (2010). The Cambridge Guide to Jewish History, Religion, and Culture. Cambridge University Press. p. 37. ISBN0521689740, 9780521689748Check |isbn= value (help). "The wars between the two most prominent Greek dynasties, the Ptolemies of Egypt and the Seleucids of Syria, unalterably change the history of the land of Israel…As a result the land of Israel became part of the empire of the Syrian Greek Seleucids."
↑Glubb, Sir John Bagot (1967). Syria, Lebanon, Jordan. Thames & Hudson. p. 34. OCLC585939. "In addition to the court and the army, Syrian cities were full of Greek businessmen, many of them pure Greeks from Greece. The senior posts in the civil service were also held by Greeks. Although the Ptolemies and the Seleucids were perpetual rivals, both dynasties were Greek and ruled by means of Greek officials and Greek soldiers. Both governments made great efforts to attract immigrants from Greece, thereby adding yet another racial element to the population."