List of rulers of Bithynia

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This page lists rulers of Bithynia, an ancient kingdom in northwestern Anatolia.

Dynasts[edit]

Kings[edit]

The coinage of these kings show their regal portraits, which tend to be engraved in an extremely accomplished Hellenistic style.[1]

Family tree of kings of Bithynia[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boteiras
local prince
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bas
ruler of Bithynia
c.376-326 BC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zipoetes I
king of Bithynia
c.326-276 BC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nicomedes I
king of Bithynia
c.276-255 BC
 
Zipoetes II
king of Bithynia
279-276 BC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ziaelas
king of Bithynia
c.254-228 BC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Philip V
king of Macedonia
 
Apama III
Antigonids
 
Prusias I the Lame
king of Bithynia
228-182 BC
 
daughter
Antiochus Hierax
Seleucids
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apame IV
 
 
 
 
 
Prusias II the Hunter
king of Bithynia
182-149 BC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nicomedes II Epiphanes
king of Bithynia
149-127 BC
 
Apama
∞ Dyegilos
son of Cotys IV of Thrace
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nyssa of Cappadocia
daughter of
Ariarathes VI of Cappadocia
 
Nicomedes III Euergetes
king of Bithynia
c.127-94 BC
 
Laodice
daughter of
Mithridates V of Pontus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nicomedes IV Philopator
king of Bithynia
c.94-74 BC
 
Socrates Chrestus
usurper
 
Nyssa of Bithynia

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