Ptolemy XII Auletes

Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Ptolemy XII Auletes — Ptolemy Neos Dionysos Theos Philopator Theos Philadelphos ( el. polytonic|Πτολεμαῖος Νέος Διόνυσος Θεός Φιλοπάτωρ Θεός Φιλάδελφος, Ptolemaĩos Néos Diónusos Theós Philopátōr Theós Philádelphos ), New Dionysus, God Beloved of his Father, God… …   Wikipedia

  • Ptolemy XII Auletes — ▪ Macedonian king of Egypt Greek“Flute Player”in full  Ptolemy XII Theos Philopater Philadelphus Neos Dionysos Auletes   born c. 112 BC died 51 BC       Macedonian king of Egypt, whose quasi legitimate royal status compelled him to depend heavily …   Universalium

  • Ptolemy XII Theos Philopator Philadelphus Neos Dionysius — (d. 51 BC)    Illegitimate son of Ptolemy IX by an unknown mistress. He was chosen as ruler upon the murder of Ptolemy XIand soon gained the nickname Auletes, or flute player. He was expelled in 58 BC, following his failure to support his brother …   Ancient Egypt

  • Ptolemy (name) — The name Ptolemy or Ptolemaeus comes from the Greek Ptolemaios , which means warlike. There have been many people named Ptolemy or Ptolemaeus, the most famous of which are the Greek Egyptian astronomer Claudius Ptolemaeus and the Macedonian… …   Wikipedia

  • Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator — ▪ Macedonian king of Egypt Greek“Ptolemy the Father Loving God” born 62/61 died 47 BC, near Alexandria       Macedonian king of Egypt and coruler with his famous sister, Cleopatra VII (Cleopatra). He was killed while leading the Ptolemaic army… …   Universalium

  • PTOLEMY —    1) the name of the Macedonian kings of Egypt, of which there were 14 in succession, of whom Ptolemy I., SOTER, was a favourite general of Alexander the Great, and who ruled Egypt from 328 to 285 B.C.; Ptolemy II., PHILADELPHUS, who ruled from… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Ptolomeo XII — Faraón de la Dinastía Ptolemaica Reinado 80 a 58 a. C. (en primer período) 55 a 51 a. C. ( …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cleopatra VII — Cleopatra redirects here. For other uses, see Cleopatra (disambiguation). Cleopatra VII Philopator …   Wikipedia

  • Cleopatra VI of Egypt — Cleopatra VI Tryphaena (Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Τρύφαινα) was an Egyptian Ptolemaic queen. She may be identical with Cleopatra V. There were at least two, perhaps three Ptolemaic women called Cleopatra Tryphaena: Contents 1 Tryphaena, daughter of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cleopatra — /klee euh pa treuh, pah , pay /, n. 1. 69 30 B.C., queen of Egypt 51 49, 48 30. 2. a female given name: from Greek words meaning fame and father. * * * in full Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator born 69 died Aug. 30, 30 BC, Alexandria Egyptian queen… …   Universalium

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