Queenship and Power

Berenice II Euergetis

Essays in Early Hellenistic Queenship

Authors: van Oppen de Ruiter, Branko

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Berenice II Euergetis (267/6-221 BCE), the daughter of King Magas of Cyrene (Libya) and wife of King Ptolemy III of Egypt, was queen at an important juncture in Hellenistic history. This collection of four essays focuses on aspects of chronology, genealogy and marital practices, royal ideology and queenship.

About the authors

Branko van Oppen de Ruiter is visiting research scholar and curator at the Allard Pierson Museum, the archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. He publishes widely on Ptolemaic queens, Roman Egypt, and objects in the museum collection, as well as on modern architecture in the city of The Hague.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Oppen de Ruiter, Branko F.

    Pages 1-6

  • Magas, Apame, and Berenice II

    Oppen de Ruiter, Branko F.

    Pages 7-22

  • The Marriage of Ptolemy III and Berenice II

    Oppen de Ruiter, Branko F.

    Pages 23-40

  • Berenice II in Art and Artifacts

    Oppen de Ruiter, Branko F.

    Pages 41-70

  • Astronomy and Ideology in the Coma Berenices

    Oppen de Ruiter, Branko F.

    Pages 71-115

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Berenice II Euergetis
Book Subtitle
Essays in Early Hellenistic Queenship
Authors
Series Title
Queenship and Power
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-49462-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137494627
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-49461-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 245
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