Stratonike, the wife of Eumenes II.

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Abstract

The Cappadocian princess Stratonike became queen of Pergamon in 188 BCE through her marriage with king Eumenes II. After her husband was presumed dead, she married his brother Attalos II. When Eumenes II returned, he was granted again his wife and throne. At Eumenes’ death she re-married Attalos II. She survived Attalos II, and died under the reign of Attalos III. She was honored with statues in Delos and Pergamon.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of Ancient History Phase 2 Additions
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Seleucid
  • Monarchy

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