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Eurydice


Eurydice (c.335-c.285): Macedonian lady, wife of Ptolemy Soter.

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Main deeds:

  • c.335: Born as daughter of Antipater, the governor of Macedonia during the reign of Alexander the Great.
  • 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. Eurydice marries Ptolemy I Soter; in her company is Berenice I, who also marries the king of Egypt
  • Birth of Ptolemy Keraunos
  • Birth of Meleager
  • Birth of Lysandra
  • Birth of Ptolemais
  • c.300: Arsinoe II, daughter of Ptolemy I and Berenice I, marries Lysimachus; Lysandra, daughter of Ptolemy and Eurydice, is given to Lysimachus' son Agathocles.
  • Rivalry with Berenice I forces Eurydice to flee to Miletus
  • 287: Demetrius Poliorcetes marries Ptolemais
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