Antiochus VI Dionysus

Antiochus VI. Dionysus (c. 148; † ca 142 BC) was king of the Seleucid Empire. He was the son of Alexander I Balas and Cleopatra Thea, daughter of Ptolemy VI.

In fact, Antiochus VI occurred. the government not to. He was probably already 144 BC by standing in opposition to Demetrius II Nicator general Diodotus Tryphon heir to the throne determined .. At about 142/1 BC he died .. While some ancient authors describe that he at a operation had been killed, accuse other Tryphon as the murderer of the young king.