Pharantzem

Pharantzem, also known as P’arhanjem; Parantzem; Pharandsem; Paranjem and Parandzem of Siwnik’ (Siunik) (Փառանձեմ, flourished 4th century – died winter 369/370 ) was an ancient Armenian noblewoman and through marriage was a relation to the Arsacid dynasty of Armenia.wikipedia
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Syunik Province

SyunikZangezurprovince of Syunik
Pharantzem, also known as P’arhanjem; Parantzem; Pharandsem; Paranjem and Parandzem of Siwnik’ (Siunik) (Փառանձեմ, flourished 4th century – died winter 369/370 ) was an ancient Armenian noblewoman and through marriage was a relation to the Arsacid dynasty of Armenia.
Babik had a sister called Pharantzem who had married the Arsacid Prince Gnel, nephew of the Armenian King Arsaces II (Arshak II) and later married Arsaces II as her second husband.

Siunia dynasty

SiuniaSyuniSiunia family
She was the daughter of Andovk also known as Andok or Antiochus who served as a Naxarar of the Siunia Dynasty in the Syunik Province.
Babik had a sister called Pharantzem who had married the Arsacid Prince Gnel, nephew of the Armenian King Arsaces II (Arshak II) and later married Arsaces II as her second husband.

Syunik (historic province)

SyunikSyunik Provinceprovince of Syunik
Pharantzem was from the Syunik Province in Armenia.
Babik had a sister called Pharantzem who had married the Arsacid Prince Gnel, nephew of the Armenian King Arsaces II (Arshak II) and later married Arsaces II as her second husband.

Gnel of Armenia

GnelGnel, also known as Gnelus
Pharantzem in 359 married the Arsacid Prince Gnel.
Gnel had married an Armenian noblewoman called Pharantzem of Siwnik’ (Siunik) from the Siunia Dynasty.

Pap of Armenia

Papas (Pap)PapGlak (Cylaces, Gylaces)
In 360 Pharantzem bore Arsaces II a son, whom they named Papas (Pap).
Pap was the son born to the Arsacid monarch Arsaces II (Arshak II) and his wife Pharantzem (P'arandzem), who was his third known wife.

Tirit of Armenia

Tirit
Pharantzem's reputation for her beauty had become renown and widespread to the point as Gnel's paternal cousin Tirit had become passionately in love with her and desired her to be his wife.
Tirit's paternal cousin Gnel married an Armenian noblewoman called Pharantzem of Siwnik’ (Siunik) from the Siunia Dynasty.

Arshak II

Arsaces II (Arshak II)ArsacesArsaces II of Armenia
Gnel was the son of the Arsacid Prince Tiridates whose brother was Arsaces II (Arshak II) who ruled as Roman Client King of Armenia from 350 until 368.

Azat

All the grandees, the Naxarars and the Azats like Gnel and all the Naxarars of the land prefer his lordship over them than yours.
During Shapur II's invasion of the Kingdom of Armenia, Arsaces II (Arshak II), his wife Pharantzem and their son, the future king Papas (Pap) where holed up with the Armenian treasure in the fortress of Artogerassa defended by a troop of azatkʿ.

Olympias of Armenia

OlympiasOlympia, also known as Olympiasher aunt of the same name
At the same time as Arsaces II had Pharantzem as his wife, he also had another wife, a Greek Cretan noblewoman woman called Olympia, also known as Olympias whom he married before marrying Pharantzem.
Arsaces II later married the Armenian noblewoman Pharantzem who was the widow of Arsaces II's nephew, the Arsacid Prince Gnel.

Anob of Armenia

Anob
Pharantzem was also a stepmother to Anob, as Anob was the first son of Arsaces II born to him from a previous union prior to his Kingship of Armenia.
In Persian fashion during his kingship, Arsaces II had two wives at the same time who were: Olympias and Pharantzem.

Armenians

ArmenianArmenian peopleArmenian descent
Pharantzem, also known as P’arhanjem; Parantzem; Pharandsem; Paranjem and Parandzem of Siwnik’ (Siunik) (Փառանձեմ, flourished 4th century – died winter 369/370 ) was an ancient Armenian noblewoman and through marriage was a relation to the Arsacid dynasty of Armenia.

Arsacid dynasty of Armenia

ArsacidArsacid dynastyArmenia
Pharantzem, also known as P’arhanjem; Parantzem; Pharandsem; Paranjem and Parandzem of Siwnik’ (Siunik) (Փառանձեմ, flourished 4th century – died winter 369/370 ) was an ancient Armenian noblewoman and through marriage was a relation to the Arsacid dynasty of Armenia.

Kingdom of Armenia (antiquity)

ArmeniaKingdom of ArmeniaGreater Armenia
Pharantzem was from the Syunik Province in Armenia.

Nakharar

naxararNakhararsNaxarars
She was the daughter of Andovk also known as Andok or Antiochus who served as a Naxarar of the Siunia Dynasty in the Syunik Province. All the grandees, the Naxarars and the Azats like Gnel and all the Naxarars of the land prefer his lordship over them than yours.

Sisak (eponym)

SisakSyunik
Through her father, Pharantzem was a descendant of Sisak.

Mamikonian

Grigor MamikonianMamikonian familyVartan Mamikonian
Pharantzem's mother was an unnamed noblewoman from the Mamikonian family and she had at least one known sibling, a brother called Babik (Bagben) who served as a Naxarar of Syunik in 379.

Tiridates (son of Tiran of Armenia)

Tiridates
Gnel was the son of the Arsacid Prince Tiridates whose brother was Arsaces II (Arshak II) who ruled as Roman Client King of Armenia from 350 until 368.

Basen, Armenia

BasenMusayelyan, Akhuryan
His soldiers found Tirit in the forests in the district of Basen and killed him there.

Greeks

GreekHellenesGreek people
At the same time as Arsaces II had Pharantzem as his wife, he also had another wife, a Greek Cretan noblewoman woman called Olympia, also known as Olympias whom he married before marrying Pharantzem.

Crete

CretanCretansCreta
At the same time as Arsaces II had Pharantzem as his wife, he also had another wife, a Greek Cretan noblewoman woman called Olympia, also known as Olympias whom he married before marrying Pharantzem.

Roman Empire

RomanRomansEmpire
Olympia the Roman wife of Arsaces II, was given to him as an imperial bride from the Roman emperor Constantius II as Arsaces II was greatly favored by the emperor, who considered him as an ally to Rome.

Roman emperor

EmperoremperorsWestern Roman Emperor
Olympia the Roman wife of Arsaces II, was given to him as an imperial bride from the Roman emperor Constantius II as Arsaces II was greatly favored by the emperor, who considered him as an ally to Rome.

Constantius II

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Olympia the Roman wife of Arsaces II, was given to him as an imperial bride from the Roman emperor Constantius II as Arsaces II was greatly favored by the emperor, who considered him as an ally to Rome.

Ancient Rome

RomanRomansRome
Olympia the Roman wife of Arsaces II, was given to him as an imperial bride from the Roman emperor Constantius II as Arsaces II was greatly favored by the emperor, who considered him as an ally to Rome.

Queen consort

QueenconsortEmpress consort
Through marriage to Arsaces II, Pharantzem became an Armenian Queen consort and a very powerful, wealthy and influential woman in Armenian society.