55. That as Seleucus became king of Babylonia. He became the king of the Medes and killing his own in the battle Nicanor left by Antigonus, satrap of Media. He spent a lot of wars and against the Macedonians and against the barbarians; two of them are the biggest he had against the Macedonians, one, later - with Lysimachus, king of Thrace, and the other, earlier - at IASA in Phrygia to Antigonus, that he commanded himself fought personally, although he was over 80 years old. When Antigonus fell in this battle, those kings who were with Seleucus Antigonus destroyed, divided among themselves, his land. And then something Seleucus by lot was under their power to Syria, adjacent to the Euphrates and to the sea, and the inner Phrygia. Constantly arranging traps neighboring nations capable and force them to obey and to persuade persuasive speeches, he seized power over Mesopotamia, Armenia and Cappadocia, called Seleucids, over Persia, Parthia and Bactria, the Arabs and tapirs over Sogdiana, Arachosia and Hyrcania, and over all other neighboring tribes to the Indus river, which had been conquered by force of arms, Alexander, so that the boundaries of his kingdom in Asia after Alexander reached the largest size; because of Phrygia down to the Indus River were all under the rule of Seleucus. Krometogo, crossing the river Indus, he fought with the king of people living along the banks of the river Indians, Androkottom until concluded a friendship and marriage. And some of these acts he committed to the death of Antigonus, the other after his death.