Laodice II

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Laodice II
Queen consort of the Seleucid Empire
Spouse Seleucus II Callinicus
Issue
Father Achaeus

Laodice II (Ancient Greek: Λαοδίκη, translit. Laodíkē; lived in the 3rd century BC), was the wife of Seleucus II Callinicus.[1] According to the express statement of Polybius, she was the sister of Andromachus.[2] Laodice II bore Seleucus II Seleucus III Ceraunus and Antiochus III the Great.[3][1]

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  1. ^ a b Alten 2017, p. 27.
  2. ^ Bunbury 1872, p. 718.
  3. ^ Bunbury 1872, p. 719.

Sources[edit]

  • Bunbury, Edward Herbert (1872). "Laodice". In Smith, William. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. II. John Murray. OCLC 9176630.
  • Alten, Elif (2017). "Revolt of Achaeus Against Antiochus III the Great and the Siege of Sardis, Based on Classical Textual, Epigraphic and Numismatic Evidence". In Laflı, Ergün; Kan Şahin, Gülseren. Archaeology and History of Lydia from the Early Lydian Period to Late Antiquity (8th century B.C.-6th century A.D.). An international Symposium May 17-18, 2017 / Izmir, Turkey. Abstracts Booklet. Colloquia Anatolica et Aegaea, Acta Congressus Communis Omnium Gentium Smyrnae. IV. The Research Center for the Archaeology of Western Anatolia – EKVAM. OCLC 6848755244.