Caesarion, frae the "Unravel the Mystery" Cleopatra exhibit
|Pharaoh of Egyp|
|Reign||2 September 44 BC – 12 August 30 BC
alangside Cleopatra VII Philopator, Ptolemaic
|Predecessor||Cleopatra VII Philopator|
|Successor||Caesar Augustus (as Roman Emperor)|
|Mither||Cleopatra VII Philopator|
|Born||23 Juin 47 BC|
|Died||23 August 30 BC (aged 17)|
Ptolemy XV Philopator Philometor Caesar[note 1] (Greek: Πτολεμαῖος ΙΕʹ Φιλοπάτωρ Φιλομήτωρ Καῖσαρ, Ptolemaios IEʹ Philopatōr Philomētōr Kaisar; Laitin: Ptolemaeus XV Philopator Philomētor Caesar; Juin 23, 47 BC – August 23, 30 BC), better kent bi the nicknames Caesarion (//; Greek: Καισαρίων, Kaisariōn, literally "little Caesar"; Laitin: Caesariō) an Ptolemy Caesar (/ /; Greek: Πτολεμαῖος Καῖσαρ, Ptolemaios Kaisar; Laitin: Ptolemaeus Caesar), wis the last keeng o the Ptolemaic dynasty o Egyp, who reigned jyntly wi his mither Cleopatra VII o Egyp, frae September 2, 44 BC.
Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Nummerin the Ptolemies is a modren invention; the Greeks distinguished them bi epithet (nickname). The nummer gien here is the present consensus, but thare has been some disagreement in the nineteent century aboot which o the later Ptolemies should be coontit as reignin. Syne aulder soorces mey gie a number one heicher or lawer, epithets are the maist reliable way o determinin which Ptolemy is bein referred tae in ony gien case.