Strato I

Strato I Dikaios (Greek: Στράτων Δίκαιος, “the Good”) also known as Stratha in Sanskrit, was a Yavana King (reigned 125/120-110 BCE), the son and successor of Menander, Strato’s mother, Agathoclea ruled as Queen Mother and regnant for Strato until 220 BCE, when he was of age to succeed his father. He was dynastically succeeded by his son, Milinda II.

Strato I
Portrait of Strato I
Indo-Greek king
Reign125–110 BCE
PredecessorAgathokleia
SuccessorMenander II(?)
Born238 BC
Sagala
Diedc.100 BC
Issue
DynastyYavana
FatherMenander I
MotherAgathokleia
ReligionGreco-Buddhism
Coin of Strato I. Obv. Greek: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΣΤΡΑΤΩΝΟΣ "of king saviour and just/ righteous" Strato". Rev. Pali: Maharajasa tratarasa Dhramikasa Stratasa "Great saviour king Strato, follower of the Dharma"