Visual Timeline: Ptolemaic Empire

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323 BCE: After Alexander the Great's death Cyrene becomes subject of the Ptolemaic Empire.
 
323 BCE - 282 BCE: Rule of Ptolemy I Soter.
 
323 BCE: Upon the death of Alexander the Great, Cyprus becomes part of the Ptolemaic Empire.
 
305 BCE - 30 BCE: Rule of the Ptolemaic Dynasty in Egypt.
 
 
301 BCE - 195 BCE: Tyre, as all other Phoenician cities, belongs to the Ptolemies, rulers of hellenistic Egypt.
 
300 BCE: Ptolemy I founds the Museum of Alexandria.
 
274 BCE - 271 BCE: The first Syrian war, marking the beginning of the contest between the Ptolemies and the Seleucids for Phoenicia and Coele-Syria.
 
 
203 BCE: The Seleucid king, Antiochus III Megas signs an alleged treaty with Philip V of Macedon to divide Egypt and its overseas possessions between them.
 
30 BCE: 12 August 30: After Octavian has declined to negotiate, Cleopatra reportedly commits suicide; Marc Antony does the same. Their children survive, but Caesarion is killed.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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