Ptolemy II

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Ptolemy II

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(Biography) called Philadelphus. 309–246 bc, the son of Ptolemy I; king of Egypt (285–246). Under his rule the power, prosperity, and culture of Egypt was at its height
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Noun1.Ptolemy II - son of Ptolemy I and king of Egypt who was said to be responsible for the Septuagint (circa 309-247 BC)Ptolemy II - son of Ptolemy I and king of Egypt who was said to be responsible for the Septuagint (circa 309-247 BC)
Ptolemaic dynasty, Ptolemy - an ancient dynasty of Macedonian kings who ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC; founded by Ptolemy I and ended with Cleopatra
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Taposiris temple Taposiris Magna - Wikipedia Taposiris Temple was established by Pharaoh Ptolemy II Philadelphus between 280 and 270 BCE.
The Bronzes of Ptolemy II Philadelphus. By WENDY CHESHIRE.
Like the High Priest Manetho of Sebennytus of the third century B.C - writing under the reign of King Ptolemy II Philadelphus his Aegyptiaca and other books in Greek to acquaint the Greek empire with the antiquity of Egypt and correct it from false notions that he saw were written by Herodotus and whose home city went through a similar lingual transformation to exist today as Sammannoud - I too feel a need to write this essay to acquaint my readers with some misconceptions about our name.