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The Greeks in Egypt: The Glories of the Ptolemaic Dynasty

The Ptolemaic dynasty founded by Ptolemy I Soter, general of Alexander the Great, and governed Egypt for three centuries, creating a powerful and wealthy Hellenistic state.

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    The House of Ptolemy: Ancient Egypt’s Ptolemaic Dynasty

    The House of Ptolemy: Ancient Egypt’s Ptolemaic Dynasty

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