Abinergaos I

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Coin of Abinergaos I.
Characene Kingdom.

Abinergaos I, also known as Abinerglus, was the king of Characene during the second decade of the Christian era.[1]

The years of his reign are not known beyond a few coins. The coins are dated to the years AD 10/11, 11/12, 13/14 and 22/23.[2] However, he appears to be Abbinerigos mentioned by Josephus.[3]


  1. ^ Monika Schuol, The Characene: A mesopotanian Kingdom in Hellenistic times. Steiner, Stuttgart 2000, page 235-236, 362-363.
  2. ^ Cambridge History of Iran, Vol. 3 (1), page 312
  3. ^ Josephus, Antiquities 20:2,2
Religious titles
Preceded by
Attambalos II
King of Characene
10/11BC- 22/23AD
Succeeded by
Orabazes I