The youngest son of the preceding, reigned about 34 years, B. C. 130-96.
He was a child at his succession.
He married Laodice, the sister of Mithridates Eupator, king of Pontus, and was put to death by Mithridates by means of Gordius. (Justin, 37.1
; Memnon, apud Phot.
Cod. 224, p. 230a. 41, ed. Bekker.) On his death the kingdom was seized by Nicomedes, king of Bithynia, who married Laodice, the widow of the late king. But Nicomedes was coon expelled by Mithridates, who placed upon the throne,