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Stratonice IV


Stratonice IV (c.200-c.135): Cappadocian princess, wife of two kings of Pergamon.

Relatives:

Main deeds:

  • 188: Marries king Eumenes II of Pergamon
  • 172: During a visit to Rome, Eumenes, hostile to the Macedonian king Perseus, informs the Senate about Perseus' presumed plans to gain influence in Greece.
  • On his return, Eumenes is attacked near Cirrha, and believed to be death. Attalus II Philadelphus becomes king and marries to queen Stratonice. When Eumenes returns, Attalus cedes power and Stratonice returns to her husband.
  • 159: Death of Eumenes; he is succeeded by Attalus II, who acts as regent for Eumenes' son Attalus III, who is too young, and remarries Stratonice.
  • When Orophernes, supported by the Seleucid king Demetrius I Soter, becomes ruler of Cappadocia, Attalus brings back Ariarathes V Eusebes Philopator (brother of Stratonice) to his kingdom.
  • c.135: Death
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