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Cleopatra Thea (daughter of Cleopatra II)
Cleopatra Thea (daughter of Ptolemy VI) • Cleopatra Thea (mother of Antiochus VIII Grypus)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Cleopatra (wife of Herod the Great)
CLEOPATRA (PERSON). Although borne by several minor mythological figures, the name Cleopatra (“born of a famous father”) came into prominence during the Hellenistic period mainly as a result of its close association with the royal house of Macedon. The first Cleopatra of historical note was the wife
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Cleopatra
Cleopatra [klē-uh-pat-ruh]: the name of all firstborn daughters of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt; four became queens of Egypt; all were married to their brothers, who were all named Ptolemy (1) Cleopatra II, the wife of Ptolemy VI Philometor (181–146 bce), to whom the high priest Onias fled when he
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CLEOPATRA
CLEOPATRA klee´uh-pat´ruh [Κλεοπάτρα Kleopatra]. Several queens of the Ptolemaic and SELEUCID EMPIRE. 1. Additions to Esther 11:1 refers to a letter concerning PURIM that Dositheus took to Egypt during the reign of Ptolemy and Cleopatra, apparently referring to Cleopatra II, who ruled alongside her
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