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Cleopatra IV Egypt

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Death: (Date and location unknown)
Cause of death: Murdered by soldiers, while in the Temple of Apollo. on orders from her sister, Tryphaena, who hated her.
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II Physcon, King of Egypt and Cleopatra III Euergetes II Selene Egypt
Wife of Antiochus IX Eusebes Cyzicenus of Syria and Ptolemy IX Soter II Lathyros Egypt, King of Egypt
Mother of Antiochus X Eusebes
Sister of Ptolemy IX Soter II Lathyros Egypt, King of Egypt; Ptolemy X Alexander I, King of Egypt; Menneus Menneus; Cleopatra Tryphaena, Queen of Syria; ? and 2 others
Half sister of Ptolemy Memphites and Ptolemy Apion King of Cyrene

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About Cleopatra IV Egypt

Cleopatra IV was Queen of Egypt briefly from 116-115 BC, jointly with her husband Ptolemy IX Lathyros. She later became queen consort of Syria as the wife of Antiochus IX Cyzicenus.

In ca 115 BC Cleopatra III forced Cleopatra IV and Ptolemy IX to divorce. She replaced Cleopatra IV with her sister Cleopatra Selene.

Cleopatra IV fled Egypt and went to Cyprus, where she married Antiochus IX Cyzicenus and brought him the army of Antiochus VIII Grypus which she had convinced to follow her.