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Ptolemy II (Ptolemy Philadelphus)

Born: 309 BC
Died: 246 BC.

Nationality: Macedonian
Categories: Pharaoh

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Egyptian ruler

 

king of Egypt 285b-246b

 

ordered construction of lighthouse of Alexandria

 

ordered translation of Bible into Greek (Septuagint)

 

son of Ptolemy I


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