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Laodice VI



Laodice VI (mid-second century BCE): Seleucid princess.

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Main deeds:

  • 152: Laodice is known as one of the supporters of the Seleucid rebel Alexander I Balas, who overthrew king Demetrius I Soter.
  • Perhaps she was later married with king Mithridates V of Pontus; if this is correct, she was the mother of Mithridates VI and Mithridates Chrestus.
  • Alternatively, she was murdered by Ammonius, friend and minister of Alexander Balas (cf. Livy, Periochae, 50.4)
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