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Berenice I



Berenice I (c.340-c.277): Macedonian lady, queen of the Ptolemaic Empire.

Relatives:

Main deeds:

  • c.340: Born
  • c.325: Marries Philip
  • Birth of Antigone
  • Birth of Magas
  • 11 June 323: Death of Alexander in Babylon (text); outbreak of civil war
  • Perdiccas becomes very powerful; other commanders in Alexander's army join against him
  • c.321: Antipater concludes alliances against Perdiccas. His daughter Eurydice marries Ptolemy I Soter; in her company is Berenice, who also marries the king of Egypt.
  • 316: Birth of Arsinoe II
  • 308: Birth of Ptolemy II Philadelphus
  • Birth of Philotera
  • 301: Magas conquers Cyrenaica
  • c.298: Antigone marries Pyrrhus of Epirus
  • Rivalry between Eurydice and Berenice; Eurydice flees to Greece
  • Ptolemy II Philadelphus succeeds his father
  • c.277: Death of the queen mother
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