Ptolemy XI

Ptolemy XI

(Ptolemy Alexander), d. 80 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (80 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty, son of Ptolemy XPtolemy X
(Ptolemy Alexander), d. 88 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (107 B.C.–88 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty, brother of Ptolemy IX. He was governor in Cyprus when called (110 B.C.) by his mother to be coruler with his brother. He became sole king in 107 B.C.
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. His stepmother, Cleopatra Berenice, was joint ruler with her father, Ptolemy IXPtolemy IX
(Ptolemy Lathyrus) , d. 81 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (116–107 B.C., 88–81 B.C.) of the Macedonian dynasty, son of Ptolemy VIII and the younger Cleopatra. He is also called Ptolemy Soter II. His mother ruled jointly with him and held the actual power.
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, and sole ruler after his death until the Romans under SullaSulla, Lucius Cornelius
, 138 B.C.–78 B.C., Roman general. At the height of his career he assumed the name Felix. He served under Marius in Africa and became consul in 88 B.C., when Mithradates VI of Pontus was overrunning Roman territory in the east.
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 brought about her marriage to Ptolemy XI, who became joint ruler. A few days later he murdered her, and the Alexandrians rose up and killed him.
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