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  Ptolemaic Dynasty - Ptolemy I - XV
Ptolemy IV Philopator was the fourth ruler of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.
Ptolemy VI Philometor was the sixth ruler of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.
Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator was the seventh ruler of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.
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 Egyptian Pharaohs : Graeco-Roman Period : Ptolemaic Dynasty : Ptolemy VI Philometor
His young son, Ptolemy VII Neos Philopater, took the throne for only a few years, but he was killed as soon as Physcon (Ptolemy VIII) was able to return to Egypt to claim the throne he had once held.
The country was still embroiled in war with Syria, despite the temporary peace of Ptolemy V and his political marriage to Cleopatra I. At the death of Cleopatra in 170 BCE, Antiochus IV of Syria invaded Egypt and Ptolemy was captured.
In theory, his son Ptolemy VII Neos Philopater, succeeded him to the throne, however, he was put to death as soon as Ptolemy VIII (Physcon) could reach Egypt and claim it for himself.
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Cleopatra VII was born in 69 BC in Alexandria, Egypt.
She was married to her younger brother Ptolemy XIII when he was twelve, however she soon dropped his name from any official documents regardless of the Ptolemaic insistence that the male presence be first among co-rulers.
Ptolemy XV (Caesarion) was made the co-ruler with his mother and was called the King of Kings.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Ptolemy,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
81 BC, king of ancient Egypt (116-107 BC, 88-81 BC) of the Macedonian dynasty, son of Ptolemy VII and the younger Cleopatra.
Ptolemy IV PTOLEMY IV [Ptolemy IV] (Ptolemy Philopator), king of ancient Egypt (221-205 BC), of the Macedonian dynasty, son of Ptolemy III and Berenice of Cyrene.
Ptolemy II PTOLEMY II [Ptolemy II] (Ptolemy Philadelphus), c.308-246 BC, king of ancient Egypt (285-246 BC), of the Macedonian dynasty, son of Ptolemy I and Berenice (c.340-281 BC).
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Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator was an Egyptian king of the Ptolemaic period.
Near the sea and to the west of Patara it was built on the southern slope of Cragus, to the north-west of the estuary of the Kanthus.
During the vigil, the king fell asleep and dreamed of a snake carrying in its mouth a plant that was an antidote to the poison affecting the wounded man's left shoulder.
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 Egyptian History: Graeco-Roman Dynasties
Ptolemy was worshipped as pharaohs had traditionally been, and he was careful to foster the worship of the ancient gods and of Graecised Egyptian gods like Serapis.
Ptolemy II Philadelphus, (reigned 284-246 BCE), married to his full sister, Asinoe II, and sharing power with her, continued the reorganisation of Egypt, basing his decisions on facts gathered during extensive censuses.
Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II Physcon, (c.182-116 BC reigned 145-116) had his nephew Ptolemy VII assassinated (145) and shared power with his sister Cleopatra II and her daughter Cleopatra III.
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 Egyptian Pharaohs : Graeco-Roman Period : Ptolemaic Dynasty : Ptolemy VII Neos Philopater
Ptolemy VII Neos Philopater became king under his mother's regency when he was about 16 at the death of his father, Ptolemy VI.
Her son, Ptolemy VII was killed during the wedding party, leaving his uncle as king.
It is usually considered a mistake to assign this Ptolemy a number and insert him into he chronology, because he never actually held the rule himself.
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 Cleopatra VII
Cleopatra VII's father was Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos "Auletes", who began his rule of Egypt in 80 B.C. He was not well respected and thought weak, as is exhibited by his popular nickname "Auletes", which means "flute-player" in Greek.
Cleopatra VII's mother could possibly be Cleopatra V Tryphaena, who either died or disappeared in 68 B.C., right after Cleopatra VII's birth in 69 B.C. Cleopatra VII had two older sisters, Cleopatra VI and Berenice IV, and one younger sister, Arsinoe IV.
Ptolemy was called to an audience the next day and was dismayed to find that Cleopatra was at his side.
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Ptolemy, a Macedonian and one of Alexander the Great's generals, was appointed satrap (a Persian title for the ruler of Egypt) after Alexander's death in 323 BC.
Whilst Ptolemy I and Cleopatra VII are perhaps the best-known rulers, most of the Ptolemaic kings and queens emerge as distinctive individuals.
Ptolemy I Soter I (ruled 305-285 BC) was the founder of the Ptolemaic line, and he took the Egyptian throne after the death of Alexander IV.
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 Nabataea: The Ptolemy's of Alexandria
He was the son of Ptolemy II and he reunited Cyrenaica with Egypt, as well as invaded the Seleucid Kingdom of Syria to avenge the murder of his sister and her infant son, the heir to the Seleucid throne.
Ptolemy V (210-181 BC) was known as Ptolemy Epiphanes ("illustrious") and was king of Egypt from 205-181 BC.
Ptolemy VII (184-116 BC) was known as Ptolemy Euergetes ("benefactor") II and was the king of Egypt from 145-116 BC.
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 Ptolemy XV Caesarion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He noted in particular that Caesar never mentioned his abortive bestowal of Cyprus on Arsinoe IV and Ptolemy XIV in 48, and that all sources discussing Caesar's settlement after the Alexandrian War say only that he granted Egypt to Cleopatra VII and Ptolemy XIII; nothing is said about Cyprus.
Finally, it is certain that Cleopatra VII controlled Cyprus in 43 because Appian, Civil Wars 4.61 records that her strategos Serapion had given support to Cassius against Dolabella without her consent in that year.
Its assignment to Ptolemy XV was proved by a block from the chapel of Cleopatra VII and Ptolemy XV at Coptos associating it directly with Ptolemy XV by his Son of Re name.
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 AllRefer.com - Ptolemy VI (Ancient History, Egypt, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Ptolemy VI (Ptolemy Philometor)[tol´umE filumE´tur] Pronunciation Key, d.
Ptolemy VI aided Demetrius II to gain the throne of Syria and was killed in battle with the rival claimant, Alexander Balas.
His young son in theory succeeded to the throne and is sometimes called Ptolemy VII, but he was put to death as soon as Ptolemy Physcon (who is sometimes counted as Ptolemy VIII) could reach Egypt.
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 Royalty.nu - History of Egypt - Cleopatra VII, the Last Pharaoh
Cleopatra VII was born in 69 BC in Alexandria, which was then the capital of Egypt.
Ptolemy XII was a weak and cruel ruler, and in 58 BC the people of Alexandria rebelled and overthrew him.
But Ptolemy's advisors thought it would be safer to side with Caesar, and when Pompey arrived he was stabbed to death while the pharaoh watched.
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 Ptolemy VIII
He is also sometimes numbered as Ptolemy VII and Ptolemy IX, depending on the convention used to number Ptolemy Eupator and Ptolemy Neos Philopator.
The Canon of Ptolemy gives Ptolemy VIII 29 years after Ptolemy VI, from which the year of his death is 117/6.
For Strack's suggestion that Ptolemy Neos Philopator was a younger brother of Ptolemy Memphites by Cleopatra II, or the eldest son of Cleopatra III, see discussion under Ptolemy Memphites.
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 Ptolemy - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
This Ptolemy planted numerous colonies in Egypt, Syria and Palestine, among which were several of the name of Arsinoe (his sister-wife), Philadelphia on the ruins of old Rabbah, Philotera south of the Sea of Galilee, and Ptolemais on the site of Acco.
In 246 he was provoked to a Syrian war to avenge the murder of his sister Berenice at Antioch; in the course of this campaign he met with remarkable success, overran Syria, plundered Susa and Babylonia, penetrated to the shores of India and captured the important stronghold of Seleucia (1 Macc 11:8).
Balas was defeated in a decisive battle on the Oenoparas and killed, but Ptolemy himself died in 146 BC from the effects of a fall from his horse in the battle (1 Macc 1:18; 10:51; 2 Macc 1:10; 4:21).
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 Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (Greek: Πτολεμαίος Νέος Φιλοπάτωρ) was an Egyptian king of the Ptolemaic period.
According to one reconstruction, he was the son of Ptolemy VI Philometor and Cleopatra II of Egypt, he reigned briefly with his father in 145 BC, and for a short time after that, and was murdered by his uncle, Ptolemy VIII Physcon, who succeeded him.
Alternately, some scholars identify Ptolemy Neos Philopator with Ptolemy Memphites, a son of Ptolemy VIII and Cleopatra II who was murdered by his father; or else point to a number of minor co-regents - all of whom were named Ptolemy as was the tradition in the dynasty.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ptolemy_VII_of_Egypt   (233 words)

 History of Israel: Hellenistic and Maccabean Era Rulers
Ptolemy, who was called Macron (2 Macc 10:12) - supports Antiochus IV during his invasion of Cyprus 168 BCE.
Ptolemy, son of Abubu (1 Macc 16:11); son-in-law of Simon Maccabeus; he kills Simon and his sons Judas and Mattathias in 134 BC near Jericho (1 Lacc 16:11-18).
Ptolemy, father of Lysimachus (Esther 11:1 - a resident of Jerusalem whose son (Lysimachus) translated the aforementioned letter.
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 Ptolemy VII — FactMonster.com
Ptolemy VI He is also called Ptolemy Euergetes II.
Ptolemy VI - Ptolemy VI (Ptolemy Philometor), d.
Ptolemy VIII - Ptolemy VIII (Ptolemy Lathyrus), d.
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Ptolemy died at the age of 29 and at this time the Egyptian empire lost all its possessions except Cyprus and Kyrene.
She was married to Ptolemy V Epiphanes in 194/3 thus approving peace between Ptolemys and Seleucids.
She was married to Ptolemy VIII and gave him five children: Ptolemy IX, Tryphaine, Cleopatra (IV), Ptolemy X and Cleopatra Selene.
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 Cleopatra Discussion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ptolemy XVI (of Mauretania) was Cleopatra VII's grandson, and the son of Cleopatra Selene (the Queen's only daughter) and Juba II.
Aghrist the grandaughter of the king of athens and ptolemy XV king of egypt and aker was with child when her husband died.
Ptolemy, being very young and not as strong in character as her sister, was easily exploited by the ambitious Pothinus and led him to despise her sister.
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 Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II
This arrangement led to continuous intrigues, lasting until October 164, when Philometor went to Rome to angle for support from the Senate, who were little helpful, but Physcon's sole rule was not popular, and in May 163 the two brother agreed to a partition that left Physcon in charge of Cyrenaica.
When Philometor died on campaign in 145, Cleopatra II had her son proclaimed Ptolemy VII, but Physcon returned, proposed a joint rule and marriage to Cleopatra II, then had the unlucky youth assassinated during the wedding feast.
Ptolemy Euergetes II at LacusCurtius — (Chapter X of E. R Bevan's House of Ptolemy, 1923)
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 Cleopatra VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Cleopatra VII was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria the capital of Egypt and was the Macedonian Queen of Egypt from 51 to 30 B.C. Her father was Egypt's pharaoh, Ptolemy XII, nicknamed Auletes.
As part of the custom of the time Cleopatra and Ptolemy married, although they were siblings the marriage was clearly a political one and there is no evidence that they even slept in the same room once during their short marriage.
Alexander Helios and Ptolemy Philadelphus, her two sons by Marcus Antonius, were said to have been murdered by King Herod I of Judea, but for what cause is unknown.
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 Cleopatra VII Thea Neotera
Cleopatra VII Philopator (ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑ, December, 70 BC or January, 69 BC–August 12?, 30 BC) was queen of ancient Egypt.
Her father was Ptolemy XII Auletes, and her mother was probably Auletes's sister, Cleopatra V Tryphaena.
Cleopatra VII was Greek and born in Egypt, took the throne alone at the death of her father Ptolemy XII in spring 51 BC.
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 Ptolemy VI Philometor
Ptolemy VI Philometor: king of the Ptolemaic Empire, ruled from 181 to 145.
Ptolemy VI tries to appease his brother by offering him an engagement to his daughter Cleopatra Thea.
Although Ptolemy VI had supported the coup d'état of Demetrius I Soter, he now backs Alexander I Balas, who marries Cleopatra Thea in Ptolemais.
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 Ptolemy XIV
On this basis, he suggested both Cleopatra VII and Ptolemy XIV were know as Philopator Philadelphus.
He suggested that Alexandria was held by Ptolemy XIII and Arsinoe IV.
However, it is much more likely that these dates represent a breach between Cleopatra VII and the regency regime of Ptolemy XIII and that the year 1 is an ephemeral new series for Cleopatra VII, abandoned after Caesar restored her as primary ruler.
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 AllRefer.com - Ptolemy VII (Ancient History, Egypt, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ptolemy VII (Ptolemy Physcon)[tol´umE fis´kun] Pronunciation Key, d.
B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty, brother of Ptolemy VI.
On his brother's death he returned to Egypt, had his nephew put to death, and married Cleopatra, his brother's widow.
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 R-MC Academics: Classics
B. Ptolemy XII dies in 51 BC, and Cleopatra VII and Ptolemy XIII joint rulers.
She was born in between 68 and 62 B.C. to Ptolemy XII and most likely Cleopatra V, however we are unsure that Cleopatra was her mother.
She was the only child of Ptolemy XII to never have her chance to rule Egypt.
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 Cleopatra VII
On some or many (that's what I have still to select) monuments Caesar's son Ptolemy XV Caesar (Caesarion) is mentioned as a co-ruler in the last part of her reign, without seperate enumeration of his own years.
Because Ptolemy XIII was killed after the defeat of the anti-Roman forces: the end of the joint reign of Ptolemy XIII and Cleopatra VII, and the beginning of the joint reign of Ptolemy XIV and Cleopatra VII.
The joint reign of Cleopatra and Ptolemy XIII is witnessed of by Porphyry, not by documents.
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 MuseumSurplus Egypt Coins
Cleopatra VII was the famous "Queen of the Nile" and lover of Julius Caesar and Marc Antony.
Ptolemy I was a boyhood friend of Alexander and his most trusted general.
PTOLEMY VI (180-145 BC), also known as Philometor, was the elder son of Ptolemy V and Cleopatra I. He was forced to share the throne with his younger bother, Ptolemy VI.
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