Laodice

Laodice (meaning "people-justice") may refer to:

Greek mythologyEdit

EgyptEdit

  • Ladice of Cyrene (fl. 548 BC to 526 BC), a Cyrenaean princess, member of the Battiad dynasty, and consort of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Amasis II (erroneously named Laodice by Montaigne in his essays)

Noblewoman from the Seleucid EmpireEdit

  • Laodice of Macedonia, wife of General Antiochus (fl. 4th century BC), mother of Seleucus I Nicator
  • Laodice I (3rd century BC), queen of Antiochus II Theos and mother of Seleucus II Callinicus
  • Laodice II (3rd century BC), queen of Seleucus II Callinicus
  • Laodice III (fl. 222 BC), daughter of Mithridates II of Pontus and Laodice, first wife of Antiochus III the Great
  • Laodice IV (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 (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 and Apama
  • Laodice (d. 261 BC), daughter of Antiochus I Soter and Stratonice of Syria
  • Laodice (fl. 2nd century BC), daughter of Cleopatra Thea and Demetrius II Nicator, who married Phraates II of Parthia
  • Laodice (fl. 2nd century BC), presumed daughter of Antiochus VII Sidetes and Cleopatra Thea
  • Laodice of the Sameans (fl. 1st century BC), a queen of a tribe who asked king Antiochus X Eusebes for help against the Parthians

Relations of Eucratides IEdit

  • Laodice, mother of Eucratides I (reigned 170–145 BC) of Bactria, wife of Heliocles
  • Laodice, another woman who was wife of Eucratides I

Relations of Mithridates II to Mithridates VI of PontusEdit

Relations of Antiochus I Theos of CommageneEdit

  • Laodice VII Thea (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 (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) (1st century BC), wife of Mithridates II of Commagene, mother to Mithridates III of Commagene

See alsoEdit