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4. Son of Ptolemy Philadelphus by Arsinoe, the daughter of Lysimachus, king of Thrace. He survived both his brother Ptolemy III. Euergetes, and his nephew, Ptolemy IV. Philopator; but was put to death by Sosibius, the minister and guardian of Ptolemy Epiphanes. (Schol. ad Theocr. Idyll. 17.128; Plb. 15.25.)

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