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Ptolemy I Soter I (the Savior), also known as Ptolemy Lagides, was a Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who became ruler of Egypt (323 BC – 283 BC) and founder of both the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. In 305/4 BC he took the title of pharaoh.

Bust of Ptolemy I Soter I c. 367 BC – c. 283 BC, was a Greek Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who became ruler of Egypt BC) and founder of both the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. In BC he demanded the title of pharaoh.

Ptolemy I Soter   Paris, Musée du Louvre, August 2012  Marble bust of Ptolemy I Soter, former general of Alexander the Great and founder of the Ptolemaic Dynasty, which ruled Egypt for almost three centuries.  MR 457. Graeco-Roman Period, Ptolemaic Dynasty (3rd Century BCE). Marble. 18th-century restorations by Augustin Pajou.

Ptolemy I Soter - the former general of Alexander the Great and founder of the greco-egyptian Ptolemaic Dynasty, which ruled Egypt for almost 3 centuries.

Relief Fragments from the Temple of Sharuna. Date: Ptolemaic Period, Ptolemy I Soter Medium:	limestone

Relief Fragments from the Temple of Sharuna. Date: Ptolemaic Period, Ptolemy I Soter Medium: limestone

drachma coin (tetradrachm) of Ptolemy I Soter (323–305 BC). This shows the head of Alexander the Great, with the ram’s horn of Zeus Ammon, clad in an elephant skin and aegis. This is one of the earliest coin portraits of Alexander.  Production place: struck at Memphis, Egypt Date: around  318 BC Silver - Hellenistic  #drachma #Macedonia #Hellenistic

Macedonian etradrachma showing the head of Alexander the Great, with the ram’s horn and clad in an elephant skin and aegis. This is one of the earliest coin portraits of Alexander around 318 BC Silver

Ptolemy I Soter (304-284)

Ptolemy I Soter (304-284)

kings from the1st egyptian dynasty | Ptolemy I Soter, the First King of Ancient Egypt's Ptolemaic Dynasty

Egypt: Ptolemy I Soter, the First King of Ancient Egypt's Ptolemaic Dynasty

PTOLEMY I Soter King of Egypt 305BC Ancient Silver Greek TETRADRACHM Coin i56204

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King Ptolemy I Soter offering incense to the Goddess Hathor  https://didoofcarthage.tumblr.com/post/156146543974/amntenofre-king-ptolemy-i-soter-offering

amntenofre: “ King Ptolemy I Soter offering incense to the Goddess Hathor (wearing two uraei and holding the papyrus-scepter). Relief from the Temple of Hathor at Terenouti (known in arabic as “Kom Abu Billo”) in the III nome of Lower Egypt.

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Kingdoms of the Diadochi after the Battle of Ipsus, c. : -Kingdom of Cassander -Kingdom of Lysimachus -Kingdom of Ptolemy I Soter -Kingdom of Seleucus I Nicator -Epirus Other: -Carthage -Roman Republic -Greek States

Ptolemy I Soter (c. 367 BC-283/2 BC) Founder of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.  Son of Lagus or Philip II of Macedon and Arsino. Consorts: Artakama, Eurydice, and Berenice

a bust of Ptolemy I Soter, the Greek general of Alexander the Great who started the Ptolemaic Dynasty. This is the dynasty Cleopatra was descended from. The bust is at the Louvre.

Battle of Gaza Third war of the Diadochi Date 312 BC Location Gaza Result Ptolemaic victory Belligerents Ptolemy I Soter Demetrius I of Macedon Commanders and leaders Ptolemy I Soter Seleucus I Nicator Berenice I of Egypt Demetrius I of Macedon Strength 18,000 infantry, 4,000 cavalry 12,500 infantry, 4,400 cavalry, 43 war elephants Casualties and losses Unknown 500 killed, 8,000 captured, 43 war elephants

Battle of Gaza Third war of the Diadochi Date 312 BC Location Gaza Result Ptolemaic victory Belligerents Ptolemy I Soter Demetrius I of Macedon Commanders and leaders Ptolemy I Soter Seleucus I Nicator Berenice I of Egypt Demetrius I of Macedon Strength 18,000 infantry, 4,000 cavalry 12,500 infantry, 4,400 cavalry, 43 war elephants Casualties and losses Unknown 500 killed, 8,000 captured, 43 war elephants

GREEK COINS, KINGDOM OF EGYPT, PTOLEMY I SOTER, king 306-285 B.C. As satrap of Egypt, about 323-3…

GREEK COINS, KINGDOM OF EGYPT, PTOLEMY I SOTER, king 306-285 B.C. As satrap of Egypt, about 323-3…