Ptolemy II Philadelphos (Biographical details)

Ptolemy II Philadelphos (ruler; royal/imperial; Greek; Male; 309BC; 285BC - 246BC; 246BC; ; ruled)

Also known as

Ptolemy II Philadelphos; Ptolemy II; Ptolemy II Philadelphus

Biography

Ptolemiac ruler of Egypt; son of Ptolemy I Soter (q.v.) and Berenice; co-ruler of Egypt with his father from c.285 BC, then sole ruler following his father's death c.282 BC. Succeeded by his son, Ptolemy III Euergetes (q.v.).