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.

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.

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

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 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.

The Library of Alexandria    The most famous library in history (and possibly myth) is, of course, the Ancient Library of Alexandria. It was built sometime between 300 and 250 B.C., by either of Ptolemy I Soter or his son Ptolemy II. It was likely organized by a student of Aristotle, Demetrius of Phaleron.

The Library of Alexandria The most famous library in history (and possibly myth) is, of course, the Ancient Library of Alexandria. It was built sometime between 300 and 250 B.C., by either of Ptolemy I Soter or his son Ptolemy II. It was likely organized by a student of Aristotle, Demetrius of Phaleron.

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

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

The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria, in Alexandria, Egypt, was the largest and most significant library of the ancient world. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship from its construction in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC. The library was conceived and opened either during the reign of Ptolemy I Soter (323–283 BC) or ...

The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria, in Alexandria, Egypt, was the largest and most significant library of the ancient world. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship from its construction in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC. The library was conceived and opened either during the reign of Ptolemy I Soter (323–283 BC) or ...

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

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

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

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

Berenice I (c. 340 BC-between 279-268 BC) was a Greek Macedonian noblewoman and through her marriage to Ptolemy I Soter, became the first Queen of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt.

Berenice I (c. 340 BC-between 279-268 BC) was a Greek Macedonian noblewoman and through her marriage to Ptolemy I Soter, became the first Queen of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt.

ptolemy i  soter AE _ alexandria  | eBay

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

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

PTOLEMY I Soter 289BC Zeus Eagle ALEXANDRIA EGYPT Ancient Greek Coin i55092

PTOLEMY I Soter 289BC Zeus Eagle ALEXANDRIA EGYPT Ancient Greek Coin i55092

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

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

Ptolemy I Soter gold stater with elephant quadriga,Cyrenaica.

Ptolemy I Soter gold stater with elephant quadriga,Cyrenaica.

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