Ruler of east Mauretania, 81 BC
Son of and successor to Bocchus I, ruler of east Mauretania as far as the Mulucha. The mariner Eudoxus of Cyzicus paid a call on him (Posidonius in Str. 2,3,4). In 81 BC B. sided with Pompeius, who was campaigning against the supporters of Marius at Sulla's behest, against Hiarbas, of Numidia (Oros. 5,21,14; Plut. Pompon. 12) [1. 67-68; 2. 266-274].
1 M.-R. Alföldi…