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  • Laodice (mythology)
    Laodice (mythology)
    Laodice was the daughter of Priam of Troy and Hecuba. She is described as the most beautiful of Priam's daughters. Laodice refers to Helen as her junior even though Helen is probably 34 years old and yet she is more beautiful than her sister Cassandra, who might be eighteen at the same time and who...

    , daughter of Priam, king of Troy
  • Laodice, daughter of Agamemnon, a.k.a. Electra
    Electra
    In Greek mythology, Electra was an Argive princess and daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra. She and her brother Orestes plotted revenge against their mother Clytemnestra and stepfather Aegisthus for the murder of their father Agamemnon...

  • Laodice, one of the Hyperborean maidens
  • Laodice, consort of Phoroneus
    Phoroneus
    In Greek mythology, Phoroneus was a culture-hero of the Argolid, fire-bringer, primordial king of Argos and son of the river god Inachus and either Melia, the primordial ash-tree nymph or Argia, the embodiment of the Argolid itself: "Inachus, son of Oceanus, begat Phoroneus by his sister Argia,"...

  • Laodice, daughter of Cinyras
    Cinyras
    In Greek mythology, Cinyras was a king of Cyprus. Accounts vary significantly as to his genealogy and provide a variety of stories concerning him; in many sources, however, he is associated with the cult of Aphrodite on Cyprus, and Adonis, a consort of Aphrodite, is mentioned as his son.In the...

     and Metharme, wife of Elatus, mother of Stymphalus and Pereus
  • Laodice, daughter of Agapenor
    Agapenor
    Agapenor was in Greek mythology a leader of the Arcadians in the Trojan war. He was a son of Ancaeus, and grandson of Lycurgus. As king of the Arcadians he received sixty ships from Agamemnon, in which he led his Arcadians to Troy. He also occurs among the suitors of Helen...

  • Laodice, daughter of Aloeus
    Aloeus
    Aloeus can indicate one of two characters in Greek mythology:*Aloeus, the son of Poseidon and Canace, husband first of Iphimedeia and later of Eriboea , and father of Salmoneus , and the eponym of Otus and Ephialtes, collectively known as the Aloadae. These giants made war on the gods and...

    , wife of Aeolus and mother of Salmoneus and Cretheus
  • Laodice, alternate name for Iphthime
    Iphthime
    In Greek mythology, the name Iphthime refers to:*Iphthime, daughter of Icarius, a sister of Penelope and Perileos, wife of Eumelus from Pherae. In Homer's Odyssey, Athena creates an image in Iphthime's likeness and sends this to a sleeping Penelope...

  • Laodice, daughter of Iphis, mother of Capaneus
    Capaneus
    In Greek mythology, Capaneus was a son of Hipponous and either Astynome or Laodice , and husband of Evadne, with whom he fathered Sthenelus. Some call his wife Ianeira....

  • Laodice, a lover of Poseidon
    Poseidon
    Poseidon was the god of the sea, and, as "Earth-Shaker," of the earthquakes in Greek mythology. The name of the sea-god Nethuns in Etruscan was adopted in Latin for Neptune in Roman mythology: both were sea gods analogous to Poseidon...


Noblewoman from the Seleucid Empire

  • Laodice of Macedonia
    Laodice of Macedonia
    Laodice was a Greek noblewoman and wife of Antiochus , a general of distinction in the service of Philip II of Macedon. She was the mother of Seleucus, the founder of the Seleucid Empire and Seleucus' sister Didymeia. It was pretended, in consequence of a dream which she had, that Apollo was the...

    , wife of General Antiochus (fl. 4th century BC), mother of Seleucus I Nicator
  • Laodice I
    Laodice I
    Laodice I was an Anatolian noblewoman who was a close relative of the early Seleucid Dynasty and was the first wife of the Seleucid Greek King Antiochus II Theos. -Family Background:...

     (3rd century BC), queen of Antiochus II Theos and mother of Seleucus II Callinicus
  • Laodice II
    Laodice II
    Laodice , wife of her cousin Seleucus II Callinicus, was, according to the express statement of Polybius, she was the daughter of Andromachus and sister of Seleucid General Achaeus. Laodice II bore Seleucus II five children, among them were: Antiochis, Seleucus III Ceraunus and Antiochus III the...

     (3rd century BC), queen of Seleucus II Callinicus
  • Laodice III
    Laodice III
    Laodice III , was a Princess of Pontus and a daughter born to King Mithridates II of Pontus and his wife Laodice. Her sister was Laodice of Pontus and her brother was Mithridates III of Pontus....

     (fl. 222 BC), daughter of Mithridates II of Pontus and Laodice, first wife of Antiochus III the Great
  • Laodice IV
    Laodice IV
    Laodice IV was a Greek Princess, Head Priestess and Queen of the Seleucid Empire.-Ancestry, Family & Early Life:...

     (fl. 3rd century BC & 2nd century BC), daughter of Antiochus III the Great and Laodice III, wife of Antiochus, Seleucus IV Philopator and Antiochus IV Epiphanes
  • Laodice V
    Laodice V
    Laodice V was a Greek Princess of the Seleucid Empire. Through marriage she was a Queen of the ruling Antigonid dynasty in Macedonia and possibly later of the Seleucid dynasty.-Family and Early Life:...

     (fl. 2nd century BC), daughter of Seleucus IV Philopator and Laodice IV, wife of Perseus of Macedon and later a possible wife of Demetrius I Soter
  • Laodice (ca. 358–281 BC), daughter of Seleucus I Nicator
    Seleucus I Nicator
    Seleucus I was a Macedonian officer of Alexander the Great and one of the Diadochi. In the Wars of the Diadochi that took place after Alexander's death, Seleucus established the Seleucid dynasty and the Seleucid Empire...

     and Apama
  • Laodice (d. 261 BC), daughter of Antiochus I Soter
    Antiochus I Soter
    Antiochus I Soter , was a king of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire. He reigned from 281 BC - 261 BC....

     and Stratonice of Syria
  • Laodice (fl. 2nd century BC), daughter of Cleopatra Thea
    Cleopatra Thea
    Cleopatra Thea surnamed Eueteria was the ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire. She ruled Syria from 125 BC after the death of Demetrius II Nicator...

     and Demetrius II Nicator, who married Phraates II of Parthia
  • Laodice (fl. 2nd century BC), presumed daughter of Antiochus VII Sidetes
    Antiochus VII Sidetes
    Antiochus VII Euergetes, nicknamed Sidetes , ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire, reigned from 138 to 129 BC. He was the last Seleucid king of any stature....

     and Cleopatra Thea

Relations of Eucratides I

  • Laodice, mother of Eucratides I
    Eucratides I
    Eucratides I Megas was one of the most important Greco-Bactrian kings, descendants of dignitaries of Alexander the Great. He uprooted the Euthydemid dynasty of Greco-Bactrian kings and replaced it with his own lineage...

     (reigned 170–145 BC) of Bactria, wife of Heliocles
  • Laodice, another woman who was wife of Eucratides I
    Eucratides I
    Eucratides I Megas was one of the most important Greco-Bactrian kings, descendants of dignitaries of Alexander the Great. He uprooted the Euthydemid dynasty of Greco-Bactrian kings and replaced it with his own lineage...


Relations of Mithridates II to Mithridates VI of Pontus

  • Laodice (wife of Mithridates II of Pontus)
    Laodice (wife of Mithridates II of Pontus)
    Laodice was a Greek Princess of the Seleucid Empire. Laodice was of Greek Macedonian and Persian descent. She was one of the daughters and youngest child born to the Seleucid Monarchs Antiochus II Theos and Laodice I. Among her siblings were her brothers Seleucus II Callinicus and Antiochus Hierax...

     (fl. 3rd century BC), daughter of Antiochus II Theos and Laodice I, wife of Mithridates II of Pontus
  • Laodice of Pontus
    Laodice of Pontus
    Laodice , was a Princess of Pontus and was one of the daughters of Mithridates II of Pontus and Laodice. She sister was Laodice III the first wife of Antiochus III the Great and her brother was Mithridates III of Pontus. She married her distant maternal cousin the Seleucid general Achaeus...

     (fl. 213 BC), sister to Laodice III, another daughter of Mithridates II of Pontus and Laodice, wife of Seleucid general Achaeus
  • Laodice (wife of Mithridates III of Pontus)
    Laodice (wife of Mithridates III of Pontus)
    Laodice was a Greek Princess from the Seleucid Empire and the wife of the King Mithridates III of Pontus....

     (fl. 3rd century BC & flourished 2nd century BC), wife of Mithridates III of Pontus
  • Laodice (sister-wife of Mithridates IV of Pontus)
    Laodice (sister-wife of Mithridates IV of Pontus)
    -Family and Ancestry:Laodice was of Greek Macedonian and Persian ancestry. She was the daughter of the Monarchs Laodice and Mithridates III of Pontus. Her brothers were Mithridates IV of Pontus and Pharnaces I of Pontus who served as Kings of Pontus after the death of their parents...

     (fl. 2nd century BC), daughter to Mithridates III of Pontus and Laodice, sister-wife of Mithridates IV of Pontus
  • Nysa of Cappadocia also known as Laodice (fl. 2nd century BC), daughter of Pharances I of Pontus and Nysa, wife of Ariarathes V of Cappadocia, mother of Ariarathes VI of Cappadocia
  • Laodice VI
    Laodice VI
    Laodice VI was a Greek Seleucid Princess and through marriage was a Queen of the Kingdom of Pontus....

     (fl. 2nd century BC), daughter of Antiochus IV Epiphanes and Laodice IV, wife of Mithridates V of Pontus
  • Laodice of Cappadocia
    Laodice of Cappadocia
    Laodice of Cappadocia, also known as Laodice was a Princess from the Kingdom of Pontus.Laodice was a monarch of Persian and Greek Macedonian ancestry. She was the daughter; first born child of the Pontian Monarchs Laodice VI and Mithridates V Euergetes who reigned 150-120 BC. Among her siblings,...

     (fl. 2nd century BC & 1st century BC), daughter of Mithridates V of Pontus and Laodice VI, wife of Ariarathes VI of Cappadocia
  • Laodice (sister-wife of Mithridates VI of Pontus)
    Laodice (sister-wife of Mithridates VI of Pontus)
    Laodice was a beautiful Pontian Princess and Queen who was first wife and sister-wife to King Mithridates VI of Pontus.She was a monarch of Persian and Greek Macedonian ancestry...

     (fl. 2nd century BC & 1st century BC), daughter of Mithridates V of Pontus and Laodice VI, sister-wife and first wife of Mithridates VI of Pontus

Relations of Antiochus I Theos of Commagene

  • Laodice VII Thea
    Laodice VII Thea
    Laodice VII Thea Philadelphus , was a Greek–Syrian princess of the Seleucid Empire and future queen of Commagene. She was the daughter of Greek–Syrian King Antiochus VIII Grypus and Greek Ptolemaic Princess Cleopatra Tryphaena a daughter of Ptolemy VIII Physcon.Laodice married Mithridates I...

     (born after 122 BC), daughter of Antiochus VIII Grypus and Cleopatra Tryphaena, wife of Mithridates I Callinicus and mother of Antiochus I Theos of Commagene
  • Laodice of Parthia
    Laodice of Parthia
    Laodice was a Princess from the Kingdom of Commagene who lived in the 1st century BC. She was of Greek and Armenian descent. Laodice was the first daughter born to King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene and Queen Isias Philostorgos of Commagene.Laodice married King Orodes II of Parthia. Through this...

     (1st century BC), daughter of Antiochus I Theos of Commagene and Isias, wife of Orodes II of Parthia
  • Laodice (wife of Mithridates II of Commagene)
    Laodice (wife of Mithridates II of Commagene)
    Laodice , was a Greek woman who lived in the 1st century BC. She had married the Greek King from the Kingdom of Commagene Mithridates II of Commagene, the first son and heir to Greek King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene and Greek Queen Isias of Commagene...

     (1st century BC), wife of Mithridates II of Commagene, mother to Mithridates III of Commagene
  • Volusia Laodice (fl. 2nd century), daughter of Roman Usurper Gaius Avidius Cassius
    Avidius Cassius
    Gaius Avidius Cassius was a Roman general and usurper who briefly ruled Egypt and Syria in 175.-Origins:He was the son of Gaius Avidius Heliodorus, a noted orator who was Prefect of Egypt from 137 to 142 under Hadrian, and wife Junia Cassia Alexandra...

    who married Roman politician Quintus Tineius Sacerdos