Arsinoe I

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Greek, Ancient: Ἀρσινόη
Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: (Macedonia), Greece
Death: -283 (40)
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Wife of Lagus; Magas and Phillip II "The One Eye", king of Macedonia
Mother of Menelaus of Egypt and Ptolemy I Soter, Pharaoh of Egypt

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About Arsinoe I

Arsinoe of Macedonia (Greek: Ἀρσινόη; lived 4th century BC) was the mother of Ptolemy I Soter (323 BC – 283 BC), king of Egypt. She was originally a concubine of Philip II, king of Macedon, and it is said she was given by Philip to Lagus, a Macedonian, while she was pregnant with Ptolemy. Ptolemy was regarded by the Macedonians as the son of Philip.

NB: this is revisionist history that was created after the death of Alexander.

Ptolemy was the son of the nobleman Lagus, a native of the Macedonian district of Eordaea whose family was undistinguished until Ptolemy’s time, and of Arsinoe, who was related to the Macedonian Argead dynasty. He was probably educated as a page at the royal court of Macedonia, where he became closely associated with Alexander.

Arsinoé I ; Reina de Egipto.300 AC. 270 AC. Hija del Rey Lisímaco de Tracia. Se le acusó de traición y repudio ; 281 AC. Se le obligó a exiliarse en Copto ( Alto Egipto.)'''''''''

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(Macedonia), Greece
Age 39