Created: 29th December 2014
Update:  29th December 2014
Status Republic: Patrician:     Pleb. Nobilis:       Senatorial:      Eques Romanus:  
Republican Family / Cognomen
Patrician n/a
Pleb. Nobilis n/a
Senatorial n/a
Equestrian n/a
Imperial Family / Cognomen
Imperators n/a
Consular n/a
Senatorial n/a
Equestrian n/a
Republican Consuls, Tribunes with consular power, Dictators, Magister Equitum, Censors 0
Imperial Consuls and Emperors 0 incl. 0 emperors
Notes: Euergetes = "Benefactor", Philopator = "Father-loving"
Articles Eder, Walter and Renger, Johannes: "Brill's Chronologies of the Ancient World , New Pauly Names, Dates and Dynasties", New Pauly Supplement I,Leiden, 2007, p.99-100
Sullivan, Richard D.: "Near Eastern Royalty and Rome 100-30 BC", University of Toronto Press 1990, sections on Bithynia (pp.30-35).
† 328 aged 71
ruler of Bithynia 377/6-328
independent 333/328
ruler of Bithynia 328-280
1st King of Bithynia in 297
RE3   RE2
Nicomedes I               Zipoetes       filius       filius  
† c.278/77 exc. † c.278/77 exc.
King of Bithynia 280-255/253 in war against his in war against his
(1) Ditizele (or Cosingis) of Phrygia older brother older brother
(2) Heptazeta, relative to King Diegylis of Thracia
regent 255 for her young sons
1   1 2 2
RE1   ? RE3
Ziaelas         Lysandra     Zipoetes             filius  
† c.230 † 220 exiled c.255
King of Bithynia 255/253-c.230 King of Bithynia 220
claimant to the throne in 255/253
  since he was father's formal heir
  exile c.255-220
Prusias I Cholus       filia  
† 182
King of Bithynia c.230-182 ~ Antiochus Hierax † 226
?? ~ Apame, dt of King son of Antiochus II K of Babylonia
Demetrius II of Macedonia
Prusias II Cynegus
† 149 killed by son Nicomedes II
King of Bithynia 182-149
(1) 179/177 ~ Apame, dt of K. Phillippus V of Macedonia
(2) ~  relative to King Diegylis of Thracia
1   2
RE4   RE3
Nicomedes II Epiphanes       Prusias Monodos
† 128/7 claimant 149
King of Bithynia 149-128/7
Nicomedes III Euergetes                   filia  
† c.94
King of Bithynia 128/7-c.94 ~ Nicomedes IV, nephew
(1) ~ Nysa (RE4), probably dt of Ariarathes V of Cappadocia
(2) c.102/1 ~ Laodice (RE28), sister of
Mithradates VI Eupator, K of Pontus 
(3) ~ concubine
1   1 or 3
Nicomedes IV Philopator     Socrates Chrestos
† 74 † 90/89 exc by
King of Bithynia c.94-74 Mithradates VI of Pontus
bequeathed Bithynia to Rome usurper king 90
(1) ~ ignota, aunt ~ Orsabaris, dt of 
(2) ~ Nysa, (RE3) dt of Mithradates VI of Pontus
Ariarathes VI, K of Cappadocia
and his stepmother Laodice
2   2
Nysa     filius  
ment by declared illegitimate
CARSAR and by father
Cicero c.60