Mithridates III of Commagene
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|King of Commagene|
|Reign||20 BC – 12 BC|
|Spouse||Princess Iotapa of Media Atropatene|
|Issue||Aka II of Commagene|
Antiochus III of Commagene
Iotapa, Queen of Emesa
Iotapa, Queen of Commagene
|Father||King Mithridates II of Commagene|
Iotapa bore Mithridates III one daughter, Aka II of Commagene; one son called Antiochus III and two daughters both called Iotapa. One daughter called Iotapa married King Sampsiceramus II of Emesa, Syria and another Iotapa, later married and ruled with her brother Antiochus III.
When Mithridates III’s father died in 20 BC, he succeeded his father. He reigned as king between 20 BC–12 BC. Very little is known on his life and his reign. When he died in 12 BC, Antiochus III of Commagene became King.
|Ancestors of Mithridates III of Commagene|
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