Cyprus Kings

Reign

Name

Years

Comment

 

 

 

 

1438

Adonis

 

Son of Phoenix who Persephone fell in love with

1420

Paphos

 

Son of Pygmalion son of Belus

1390

Cinyras + Cancheris

 

Builds city of Paphos, has affair with his own daughter Myrrha and fathers Adonis who is killed by a wild boar

1344

Pygmalion

 

Father of Metharme

1310

Metharme + Cinyras

 

Son of Sandocos son of Astynos son of Phaethon son of Tithonos son of Cephalos son of Herse daughter of Cecrops

1276

(Oxyporos)

 

Son of Cinyras and Brother of Adonis

1250

(Adonis)

 

Arybas rules over Tyre

1220

Cinyras

 

 

1180/75-1163

Teucer

 

Builds Salamis. All subsequent Cypriot kings are his decedents

 

Asteria + ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

...

 

 

(c.853-844)

 

 

Matten Tyrian king Invades Cyprus

 

..

 

 

 

..

 

 

(c.722)

 

 

Eleuleus invasion of Cyprus results in siege of Tyre

 

..

 

 

(c.560)

..

 

Amasis takes Cyprus

<568>-522

Evelthon

 

Contemporary of Arcesilus IV

<522-511>

Siromus

 

Probably Hiram the king of Tyre

<511-500>

Chersis

 

 

<500>-490

Gorgus

 

 

490-489

Onsilus

1

Rebellion against Darius

489-c.480

Gorgus (restored)

 

 

480-465

Philaon

 

 

465-450

Nicodemus

 

 

 

Lacharidas

 

 

c.450

Eventhes (Evergetis)

 

Cyprus king befriended by Phoenician usurper

c.445

<Boulomenus?>

 

Phoenician usurper takes throne

c.420-411

Abdemon

 

Takes Salamis after killing previous king

411-374

Evagoras

 

Frees Cyprus, defeats Sparta with Conon, Captures Tyre

374-368

Nicocles

 

Eunuch murders Evagoras

368-351

Evagoras II

 

Deposed by Pnythagoras, given Satrapy

351-332

Pnythagoras

 

Helps Alexander in siege of Tyre

331-310

Nicocreon

 

 

310-306

Menelaos

 

 

306-301

Antigonus