List of kings of Numidia
Numidia was an ancient Berber kingdom located in the region of North Africa in what is now northern Algeria and parts of Tunisia and Libya . The Kingdom existed from the 3rd to 1st centuries. The Kingdom of Numidia was established as a client kingdom by Rome following the Second Punic War. It was annexed by Rome in 46, and then again, after a brief period of restored independence, in 25.
List of kings
All dates are BC.
Kings of the Massylii (Eastern Numidia)
- Zelalsen (344–274)
- Gala (275–207)
- Ozalces (207–206)
- Capussa (206–206)
- Lacumazes (206–206)
- Masinissa (206–202?)
Kings of the Masaesyli (Western Numidia)
Kings of Numidia
The three sons of Massinissa originally shared the kingdom, dividing responsibility. Micipsa later tried the same thing with his three heirs, but the result was a civil war. The Roman Republic defeated Numidia during the Jugurthine War. Gauda thus succeeded to a reduced Numidian kingdom. He divided the kingdom geographically between his two sons, establishing two different lines of Numidian kings. They were briefly displaced by a certain Hiarbas, but Roman intervention restored them.
- Massinissa I (202–148)
- Micipsa (148–118), son of Massinissa
- Gulussa (148–145), son of Massinissa
- Mastanabal (148–14?), son of Massinissa
- Hiempsal I (118–117), son of Micipsa
- Adherbal (118–112), son of Micipsa
- Jugurtha (118–105), son of Mastanabal
- Gauda (105–88)
- Hiarbas (??–81)
This was the main Numidian kingdom after 81.
Annexed to Rome as Africa Nova (46–30).
- Juba II (30–25)
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