Ptolemy I Soter  

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Ptolemy I Soter I (Greek: Template:Polytonic, Ptolemaĩos Sōtḗr, i.e. Ptolemy (pronounced Template:IPA-en) the Savior), also known as Ptolemy Lagides, c. 367 BC – c. 283 BC, 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.



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