e their deeds also, and how the sovereignty of Egypt, of the Mysians and of the neighboring peoplesknowing that Perdiccas would make war, he kept Egypt garrisoned. And Perdiccas took Aridaeus, son s plotting to take from Ptolemy his kingdom in Egypt. But being expelled from Egypt, and having loEgypt, and having lost his reputation as a soldier, and being in other respects unpopular with the Macedonians, he was s Ptolemy did not wait for him but returned to Egypt.
When the winter was over, Demetrius sailed toho had crossed to bring help. Ptolemy fled to Egypt, where he was besieged by Antigonus on land an Antigonus now abandoned all hope of reducing Egypt in the circumstances, and dispatched Demetrius could muster.
Antigonus thus failed to reduce Egypt or, later, Rhodes, and shortly afterwards he o fancy to Berenice, whom Antipater had sent to Egypt with Eurydice. He fell in love with this woma when his end drew near he left the kingdom of Egypt to Ptolemy （from whom the Athenians name their