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Ptolemy XV Caesarion

PtolemyĀ XV Caesarion ('little Caesar'): king of the Ptolemaic Empire, son and (from 44 to 30) co-ruler of Cleopatra VII.


Main deeds

Egyptian title: Iwapanetjerentynehem Setepenptah Irmaatenra Sekhemankhamun ("Son of the avenging god, Chosen by Ptah, Dispenser of the justice of Ra, Living power of Amun"; "avenging god" is a common translation of Soter, "savior", one of Caesar's titles; it is also a title of the god Horus, the son of Isis [Cleopatra's mythical alter ego] who had to avenge the death of his father Osiris.)

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This page was created in 2006; last modified on 5 January 2017.