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13. Another sister of Mithridates Eupator, married to Ariarathes VI., king of Cappadocia. After the death of her husband, who was assassinated by Gordius, at the instigation of Mithridates, in order to avoid a similar fate for herself and her two sons, she threw herself into the arms of Nicomedes, king of Bithynia, whom she married, and put in possession of Cappadocia. The revolutions that followed are related under ARIARATHES. After the death of her two sons, she joined with Nicomedes in the attempt to establish an impostor upon the throne of Cappadocia, and even went to Rome to bear witness in person that she had had three sons by Ariarathes; notwithstanding which, the claim of the pretender was rejected by the senate. (Just. 38.1, 2.)

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