Ptolemy I Soter 367-282 BC
Soter is Greek and means savior.
In 301 BC, Ptolemy fought at the
of Ipsus. And this is the map:
THE MACEDONIAN EMPIRE IN 301 BC
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Around 299 BC, Ptolemy's daughter
Arsinoe II married
Lysimachus, the king of Thrace.
She was his third wife. Lysimachus died in February 281 BC in
In 277 BC, Arsinoe II moved on and
married her brother Ptolemy II Philadelphus,
the king of Egypt. Gotta love politics.
Ptolemy's elder son was
He was the one who killed
Seleucus in 281 BC.
Ptolemy became founder of the
Dynasty when he ruled as King of Egypt from 323 - 285
See more under
Governments of Egypt.