Seleucid Empire

Gallic invasion
Gallic Invasion of Anatolia ©Angus McBride
278 BCE Jan 1

Gallic invasion

Antakya, Küçükdalyan, Antakya/

In 278 BCE the Gauls broke into Anatolia, and a victory that Antiochus won over these Gauls by using Indian war elephants (275 BCE) is said to have been the origin of his title of Soter (Greek for "saviour").

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