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Eleventh King of Syria, 150-145 B.C. His struggle for the throne, his promises to Jonathan, his pro-Jewish policy may be learned from 1 Maccabees 10:1-89. He was vanquished by his father-in-law, Ptolemy Philometor of Egypt, and Syria thus passed into the hands of Demetrius II (1 Maccabees 11:1-19).
APA citation. (1907). Alexander, name of seven men. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01285a.htm
MLA citation. "Alexander, name of seven men." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01285a.htm>.
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Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.
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