Ptolemy Philadelphus


Ptolemy Philadelphus
(b. 36 BC)
   Younger son of Marcus Antoniusand Cleopatra VII. He was assigned Syria and the eastern part of the Roman Empire by his father in 34 BC. He was taken prisoner by Augustus in 30 BC, but his ultimate fate is unknown.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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