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Title Berenice II and the golden age of Ptolemaic Egypt / Dee L. Clayman.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource
Series Women in antiquity
Women in antiquity.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Berenice, Queen, consort of Ptolemy III, King of Egypt, approximately 270 B.C.-221 B.C.
Berenice, Queen, consort of Ptolemy III, King of Egypt, approximately 270 B.C.-221 B.C. -- In literature.
Berenice, Queen, consort of Ptolemy III, King of Egypt, approximately 270 B.C.-221 B.C.
Queens -- Egypt -- Biography.
Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C.
Egypt.
332-30 B.C
Genre History
Biographies.
Contents Birth in Cyrene -- Arrival in Alexandria -- Callimachus on murder and marriage -- Apollonius on murder and marriage -- Ruling and racing -- Berenice in Egypt and another murder.
Summary A mother of six, immensely wealthy and ambitious, Berenice II, daughter of King Magas of Cyrene and wife of Ptolemy III Euergetes, came to embody all the key religious, political, and artist ideals of Ptolemaic Alexandria. Through she arrived there nearly friendless, with the taint of murder around her, she became one of the most accomplished and powerful of the Macedonian queens descended from the successors of Alexander the Great. Rather exceptionally, she was at the center of a group of important poets and intellectuals associated with the Museum and Library, not the least of which was Call.
Other Title Print version: Clayman, Dee L. Berenice II and the golden age of Ptolemaic Egypt 9780195370898