Epiph'anes (Ε᾿πιφανής, manifest, hence famous), an epithet given to the gods when appearing to men, The Syrian king Antiochus, brother of Seleucus, coming fortunately into Syria a little after the death of his brother, was regarded as some propitious deity, and was hence called Epiphanes — the splendid (1 Macc. 1:10; 10:1; 2 Macc. 4:17; 10:9). SEE ANTIOCHUS 3.

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