Ptolemy II Philadelphus (Person, Concept)

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Ptolemy II Philadelphus (en), Ptolémée II (fr), Ptolomeo II (es), Tolomeo II (it), Ptolemaios II. (de), Πτολεμαίος Β΄ Φιλάδελφος (el)Additional labels
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Ptolemy II (en)


Ptolemy II Philadelphus was the king of Ptolemaic Egypt from 283 to 246 BCE. He was the son of the founder of the Ptolemaic kingdom Ptolemy I Soter and Berenice, and was educated by Philitas of Cos.

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