Nysa / Laodice
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Daughter of Pharnaces I ., King of Pontus and Nysa ., Queen of Pontus
|Managed by:||Noel Clark Bush|
About Nysa / Laodice
Widow of Ariarathes V Epiphanes Philipator and regent for their son Ariarathes V (130-116). In 190 her husband had secured that the state became an independent kingdom. Formerly it was a satrapy under the Persian Achaemenid Empire. It was incorporated by Alexander the Great into the Macedonian Empire, and on Alexander's death became a client state of the Selecucid Empire.