Ptolemaic dynasty(redirected from Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt)
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|Noun||1.||Ptolemaic dynasty - an ancient dynasty of Macedonian kings who ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC; founded by Ptolemy I and ended with Cleopatra|
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Ptolemy I - the king of Egypt who founded the Macedonian dynasty in Egypt; a close friend and general of Alexander the Great who took charge of Egypt after Alexander died (circa 367-285 BC)
Ptolemy II - son of Ptolemy I and king of Egypt who was said to be responsible for the Septuagint (circa 309-247 BC)