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KINGS OF EGYPT. 3887. PTOLEMY LATHYRUS, or SOTER, succeeds Phys
Cleopatra, his mother, obliges him to repudiate Cleopatra, his eldest sister, and marry Selene, his youngest sister.
Cleopatra gives the kingdom of Cyprus to Alexander, her youngest son.
3897. Cleopatra expels Lathyrus from Egypt: he
had reigned ten years. She sets his younger
brother Alexander upon the throne. 3903. She gives her daughter Selene, whom she
had taken from Lathyrus, in marriage to An. tiochus Grypus.
ANTIOCHUS 3890. THE Cyziceni AN, son of Cleopatra and Antiochus Sidetes, takes arms against Grypus.
Cleopatra, whom 3891. Lathyrus had been obliged to repudiate, marries the Cyzicenian. She is killed by the order of Tryphena wife of Grypus.
The Cyzicenian 3892. gains a victory over Grypus, and drives
him out of Syria. " Grypus is reconciled The two bro- 3893. with his brother the Cyzi-thers are reconcilcenian.
ed, and divide the
Cleopatra gives 3903.
Grypus. Death of Grypus. He had reigned twenty- 3907. seven years. Seleucus, his son, succeeds him.
Antiochus the 39,10. Cyzicenian is overthrown, and put to death.
3915. Alexander kills his mother Cleopatra. 3916. Alexander is expelled himself: he had
reigned nineteen years. He dies soon after.. LATHYRUS is recalled.
KINGS OF SYRIA.
Selene widow of ANTIOCHUS XI. brother Grypus.
3912. of Seleucus, and second son of Grypus, assumes the diadem, and is killed by Eusebes.
PALIP, his brother, third son of Grypus, succeeds him.
3914 fourth son of Grypus, is established upon
the throne at Damascus, by the assistance of Lathyrus.
over- 3916. thrown by Philip and
Demetrius, takes refuge
amongst the Parthians.
He is re-esta- 3918.
blished upon the Demetrius having been throne by their taken by the Parthians, means, ANTIOCHUS DIONYSUS, fifth son of Grypus, is placed upon the throne of Damascus, and is killed the following year.
3923. Death of Lathyrus.
ALEXANDER II. son of Alexander I. under Sylla's protection, is chosen king. He marries Cleopatra, otherwise called Berenice, and kills her seventeen days after. He reigned fifteen years.
The Alexandrians expel Alexander. 3939. PTOLEMY Auletes, bastard son of Lathyrus,
is placed upon the throne.