The Ptolemies : an Unloved and Unknown Dynasty . Contributions to a Different Perspective and Approach

@inproceedings{SALES2014TheP,
  title={The Ptolemies : an Unloved and Unknown Dynasty . Contributions to a Different Perspective and Approach},
  author={JOS{\'E} DAS CANDEIAS SALES},
  year={2014}
}
  • JOSÉ DAS CANDEIAS SALES
  • Published 2014
The fifteen Ptolemies that sat on the throne of Egypt between 305 B.C. (the date of assumption of basileia by Ptolemy I) and 30 B.C. (death of Cleopatra VII) are in most cases little known and, even in its most recognised bibliography, their work has been somewhat overlooked, unappreciated. Although boisterous and sometimes unloved, with the tumultuous and dissolute lives, their unbridled and unrepressed ambitions, the intrigues, the betrayals, the fratricides and the crimes that the members of… CONTINUE READING