Ptolemaic dynasty
The Ptolemaic dynasty /ˌtɒləˈmeɪ.ɨk/ (Ancient Greek: Πτολεμαῖοι, Ptolemaioi), sometimes also known as the Lagids /ˈlædʒɨdz/ or Lagidae /ˈlædʒɨˌdiː/ (Ancient Greek: Λαγίδαι, Lagidai, after La...
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The destruction of the Great Library of Alexandria
Alexandria, one of the greatest cities of the ancient world, was founded by Alexander the Great after his conquest of Egypt in 332 BC.  After the death of Alexander in Babylon in 323 BC, Egypt fe
Ptolemaic Kingdom
The Ptolemaic Kingdom (Greek: Πτολεμαϊκὴ βασιλεία) in and around Egypt began following Alexander the Great's conquest in 332 BC and ended with the death of C...
Ptolemaic Kingdom
The Ptolemaic Kingdom (/ˌtɒləˈmeɪ.ɪk/; Greek: Πτολεμαϊκὴ βασιλεία, Ptolemaïkḕ Basileía) was a Hellenistic kingdom based in Egypt. It was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty which started with Ptolemy I...
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Alexander Helios
Alexander Helios (Greek: ο Αλέξανδρος Ήλιος, late 40 BC – unknown, but possibly between 29 and 25 BC) was a Ptolemaic prince and was the eldest son of the Macedonian queen Cleopatra VII of Ptolema...
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Gaius Julius Alexio
Gaius Julius Alexio also known as Alexio II (Greek: Γάϊος Ἰούλιος Άλεξιὣνος, flourished 1st century) was a Syrian Prince and Roman Client Priest King of Emesa.Alexio was a monarch of Assyrian, Gr...
Antonius Felix
Marcus Antonius Felix (Felix in Greek: ο Φηλιξ, born between 5/10-?) was the Roman procurator of Iudaea Province 52-58, in succession to Ventidius Cumanus.
Felix was the younger brother of the Gr...
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Artakama
Artakama was the second wife of Ptolemy I Soter. Artakama married Ptolemy (then a general) in April 324 BC at the Susa marriage festival as ordered by Alexander the Great. Artakama is called Apama by ...
Antigonid Macedonian army
The Antigonid Macedonian army was the army of Macedon in the period when it was ruled by the Antigonid dynasty from 276 BC to 168 BC. It was seen as one of the principal Hellenistic fighting forces un...
Arsinoe of Macedon
Arsinoe of Macedonia (Greek: Ἀρσινόη; lived 4th century BC) was the mother of Ptolemy I Soter (323 BC – 283 BC), king of Egypt.She was originally a concubine of Philip II, king of Macedon, and i...
Antigone of Macedon
Antigone (Greek: Ἀντιγόνη) was a Greek Macedonian noblewoman that lived in the 4th century BC.She was the child born to the nobleman Cassander by unnamed mother. Antigone was a relative to the pow...
Cleopatra Thea
Cleopatra Thea (Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Θεά, which means "Cleopatra the Goddess") (c. 164 – 121 BC) surnamed Eueteria (i.e., "good-harvest/fruitful season") was the ruler of the Hellenistic Seleuci...
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Berenice (Seleucid queen)
Berenice (Ancient Greek: Βερενίκη, Berenikē) (c.275 BC–246 BC), also called Berenice Phernophorus ("Dowry Bearer") or Berenice Syra, was the daughter of Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his first wif...
Stratonice of Libya
Stratonice (Greek: Στρατονίκη; fl. possibly late second half of 4th century BC and first half of 3rd century BC) was a Greek noblewoman of very high status and was the wife of the Ptolemaic Offici...
Berenice I of Egypt
Berenice I (Greek: Βερενίκη; c. 340 BC – between 279 and 268 BC) was a Greek Macedonian noblewoman and through her marriage to Ptolemy I Soter, became the second queen, after Eurydice, of the Ptolemai...
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Cup of the Ptolemies
The Cup of the Ptolemies (French: Coupe des Ptolémées) is an onyx cameo two-handled cup, or kantharos. The cup, decorated with Dionysiac vignettes and emblems, was carved at some point in Classical An...
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Theoxena of Syracuse
Theoxena (Greek: Θεόξενα; born before 317 BC; died after 289 BC) was a Greek Macedonian noblewoman. Through her mother’s second marriage, she was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty and through marr...
Alexander Balas
Alexander Balas (Ancient Greek: Ἀλέξανδρoς Bάλας), ruler of the Greek Seleucid kingdom in 150–146 BC.
He was a native of Smyrna of humble origin, but gave himself out to be the son of Antioch...
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Ptolemy II of Telmessos
Ptolemy II of Telmessos (Greek: Πτολεμαίος Β’ της Τελμησσού, flourished second half of 3rd century BC & first half of 2nd century BC) who is also known as Ptolemy II. He is identified as Ptol...
Eurydice of Egypt
Eurydice (in Greek Ευρυδικη, Evridiki) was the daughter of Antipater and the wife of Ptolemy I Soter. The period of her marriage is not mentioned by any ancient writer, but it is probable that it took...
Eurydice of Egypt - Wikipedia
Hellenistic armies
The Hellenistic armies is the term applied to the armies of the successor kingdoms, which emerged after the death of Alexander the Great. After his death, Alexander's huge empire was torn between his ...
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Demetrius II Nicator
For the similarly named Macedonian ruler, see Demetrius II of Macedon. For the Macedonian prince, see Demetrius the Fair.Demetrius II (Ancient Greek: Δημήτριος Β`, Dēmḗtrios B; died 125 BC), call...
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Ptolemy I Epigone
Ptolemy Epigonos (Greek: Πτολεμαίος Α' ο Επίγονος Ptolemaios I Epigonos, Epigonos i.e. the heir, 299/298 BC-February 240 BC) was a Greek Prince from Asia Minor who was of Macedonian and Thessalia...
Berenice (daughter of Ptolemy II of Telmessos)
Berenice also known as Berenike (Greek: Βερενίκη; fl. second half of 3rd century BC and first half of 2nd century BC), was a Greek Princess from Asia Minor who was a distant relative of the Seleuc...
Ptolemy Philadelphus (son of Cleopatra)
Ptolemy Philadelphus (Greek: Πτολεμαῖος ὁ Φιλάδελφος, "Ptolemy the brother-loving", August/September 36 BC – 29 BC) was a Ptolemaic prince and was the youngest and fourth child of Greek Ptolemaic ...
Thebaid
The Thebaid or Thebais (Greek: Θηβαΐς, Thēbaïs) is the region of ancient Egypt containing the thirteen southernmost nomes of Upper Egypt, from Abydos to Aswan. It acquired its name from its proximity ...