Mithridates I Callinicus
Mithridates I Callinicus (Greek: Μιθριδάτης ὀ Кαλλίνικος) was a king of Orontid Iranian descent who lived during the late 2nd century BC and early 1st century BC. Mithridates was a prince, the son, and successor of King of Commagene, Sames II Theosebes Dikaios. Before his succession in 109 BC, he married the Syrian Greek Princess Laodice VII Thea as a part of a peace alliance. Mithridates embraced Greek culture. Laodice bore Mithridates a son, Antiochus I Theos of Commagene (c. 86 BC–38 BC), a prince and future king of Commagene. Mithridates died in 70 BC and Antiochus succeeded him.
|Mithridates I Callinicus|
|King of Commagene|
|Predecessor||Sames II Theosebes Dikaios|
|Successor||Antiochus I Theos of Commagene|
|Spouse||Laodice VII Thea|
|Issue||Antiochus I Theos of Commagene|
|Father||Sames II Theosebes Dikaios|
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Sames II Theosebes Dikaios
| King of Commagene
109 BC – ca. 70 BC
Antiochus I Theos of Commagene