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Tryphaena or Tryphaena Euergetes


1. Daughter of Ptolemaeus VII., surnamed Euergetes II., married Antiochus VIII. (Grypus), king of Syria. Her sister Cleopatra was married to Antiochus IX. (Cyzicenus). In the civil wars between Grypus and Cyzicenus, Cleopatra fell into the power of the former, and was murdered by order of her own sister Tryphaena. Shortly afterwards Tryphaena was taken prisoner by Cyzicenus, who put her to death to avenge the murder of his wile. (Just. 39.3, 4 )

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