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Juba II
King of Mauretania
(c48 BC-AD 23/24)


Taken to Rome after his father's death as a child and prisoner.[D96]
Received a Roman education and became a Roman citizen.[D96]
A prolific writer in Greek on a variety of subjects.[D96]
It is uncertain whether he inherited the kingship of Bocchus II of Mauretania in 33 BC as stated by Strabo, or if it became a Roman province after Bocchus' death as stated by Dio, or if he was allowed by Rome to inherited Numidia, later replaced with the kingdom of Mauretania.[D96]
Made his son joint-king around 17-21 AD.[D96]


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