Ptolemaic Empire (Organization, Concept)

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Ptolemaic Empire (en), royaume ptolémaïque (fr), Período helenístico de Egipto (es), Egitto tolemaico (it), Βασίλειο των Πτολεμαίων (el)Additional labels
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Ptolemaic Kingdom (en)


The Ptolemaic Empire was a Hellenistic kingdom based in Egypt. It was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty, which started with Ptolemy I Soter's accession after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and which ended with the death of Cleopatra VII and the Roman conquest in 30 BC.

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