Cleopatra II o Egyp

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Cleopatra II (in Greek, Κλεοπάτρα — c. 185–116 BC) wis a queen (an briefly sole ruler) o Ptolemaic Egyp

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Cleopatra II wis the dochter o Ptolemy V an likely Cleopatra I. She wis the sister o Ptolemy VI an Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II Tryphon. She would eventually marry both o her brothers.

Her first marriage wis with her brother Ptolemy VI in ca. 175 BC. They haed at least fower children:

  • Ptolemy Eupator, born in 166 BC. Became co-regent with his father for a short time, but died at a young age in ca 152 BC.
  • Cleopatra Thea born in ca 164 BC. She married Alexander Balas, Demetrius II Nicator an Antiochus VII Sidetes. Murdered bi her son in ca 120 BC.
  • Berenice, possibly a dochter. Born between 163 an 160 BC. Dee'd young in ca 150 BC.
  • Cleopatra III, born between 160 an 155 BC. Married tae her uncle Ptolemy VIII.
  • Ptolemy (D), born ca 152 BC. Murdered in 130 BC bi Ptolemy VIII

Cleopatra II married her brother Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II Tryphon in ca 145 BC. They haed at least ane son:

  • Ptolemy Memphites. Born between 144 an 142 BC. Murdered bi his awn father in 130 BC. Ptolemy Memphites may be identical tae Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator, but this identification is na universally accepted.
Preceded bi:
Ptolemy VI
Ptolemaic Queen o Egypt
First Reign
wi Ptolemy VI an Ptolemy VIII
Succeeded bi:
Ptolemy VIII
Preceded bi:
Ptolemy VIII
Ptolemaic Queen o Egyp
Seicont Reign
wi Ptolemy VI, Ptolemy VII, Ptolemy VIII an Cleopatra III
Succeeded by:
Ptolemy VIII an Cleopatra III
Preceded bi:
Ptolemy VIII
Ptolemaic Queen o Egypt
Third Reign
wi Ptolemy VIII an Cleopatra III
Succeeded bi:
Ptolemy IX an Cleopatra III