Ptolemy XII

Ptolemy XII

(Ptolemy Auletes) (tŏl`əmē ôlē`tēz), d. 51 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (80–58 B.C., 55–51 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty, illegitimate son of 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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. He is also called Ptolemy Neos Dionysus. He succeeded Ptolemy XIPtolemy XI
(Ptolemy Alexander), d. 80 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (80 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty, son of Ptolemy X. His stepmother, Cleopatra Berenice, was joint ruler with her father, Ptolemy IX, and sole ruler after his death until the Romans under Sulla brought about
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 to the throne, but his violent misrule and reprehensible life caused the Alexandrians finally to rebel and unseat him in 58 B.C. He sought Roman aid and with the help of PompeyPompey
(Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus) , 106 B.C.–48 B.C., Roman general, the rival of Julius Caesar. Sometimes called Pompey the Great, he was the son of Cnaeus Pompeius Strabo (consul in 89 B.C.), a commander of equivocal reputation.
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 paid Aulus Gabinius, proconsul of Syria, a huge sum to put him back on the throne. He made the Roman senate executor of his will and Pompey the guardian of his son Ptolemy XIIIPtolemy XIII,
61?–47 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (51–47 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty; son of Ptolemy XII. On the death of his father he was under the guardianship of Pompey.
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The two pieces are made of sandstone and belong to King Ptolemy XII; one of them is dome-shaped and topped with a sun disk bearing the image of Ptolemy XII and his wife Cleopatra V with their daughters.
An outraged mob gathered and, despite pleas from Pharaoh Ptolemy XII, killed the Roman.
Arsinoe IV was Cleopatra's younger half-sister or sister, both of them fathered by Ptolemy XII Auletes, though whether they shared a mother is not clear.
The sanctuary, the rooms surrounding it, and the inner hypostyle hall fronting the sanctuary were the first to be built, under King Ptolemy XII in the middle of the first century B.C.E.; on the southwest side of the exterior wall of the naos is the well-known representation of the famous Queen Cleopatra VII and Caesarion, her son from Julius Caesar.
Loaded with fact boxes, photos and illustrations, and catchy chapter titles, this book covers Cleopatra's early life with her father, Pharoah Ptolemy XII, their run to Rome to save their lives, her time with Antony, and her much mythologized death.
They also found a colossal stone head believed to be of Caesarion, son of Cleopatra and previous lover Julius Caesar, and two sphinxes, one of them probably representing Cleopatra's father, Ptolemy XII.
The general met his end on the Egyptian shores of Pelusium at the hands of associates of Ptolemy XII; the murder was committed in the pharaoh's effort to ingratiate himself with Julius Caesar, whose heart was the captive of the last of the Egyptian pharaohs, Cleopatra VII.
Furthermore, in contrast to the monster depicted in Augustan literature and cinematic productions, Cleopatra behaved as a loyal and generous vassal similar to her father Ptolemy XII. She was simply on the losing side.
and 130 A.D.; the lost island of Antirhodos; a statue of the priest Isis; and two sphinxes, one representing Cleopatra's father, King Ptolemy XII.
The statue is believed to be a representation of Cleopatra's father, Ptolemy XII. Divers recently recovered the sphinx from a sunken city near Alexandria, Egypt.
One was a small, welreserved sphinx whose head, experts say, is a portrait of Cleopatra's father, Ptolemy XII. The other, also in near-perfect condition, depicts a priest of Isis enveloped in a flowing mantle and holding a canopic jar.