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Ptolemy II

noun

  1. surnamed Philadelphus, 309?–247? b.c., king of Egypt 285–247? (son of Ptolemy I).


Ptolemy II

noun

  1. Ptolemy II309 bc246 bcMEgyptianPOLITICS: hereditary ruler called Philadelphus. 309–246 bc , the son of Ptolemy I; king of Egypt (285–246). Under his rule the power, prosperity, and culture of Egypt was at its height


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Ptolemy II., after vainly demanding the tribute money, threatened to divide the province amongst various foreign colonists.

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