the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
1910 New Catholic Dictionary
Son of Demetrius Soter, who regained the throne about 146 B.C., but was forced by Jonathan Machabeus to release the Jews from taxation and to increase their territory. He was later captured by the Parthians; on his release, after attacking Egypt he was defeated by Alexander Zabinas, a pretender, and assassinated at Tyre, 128 B.C.
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Entry for 'Demetrius Nikator'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​d/demetrius-nikator.html. 1910.