Short Biography, Information & Facts about Ptolemy I Soter, the famous pharaoh and king of Egypt
Biography, Facts and information about the life of a Pharaoh
The term pharaoh was the title of an ancient Egyptian king who was considered to be a living god and worshipped as a deity. The pharaoh was an absolute ruler of Egypt, both the political and religious leader.
Short Biography of the life of Ptolemy I Soter
The history, facts and information about Ptolemy I Soter, a famous pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
The following biography information provides basic facts about the life Ptolemy:
- Ptolemy was also known as Ptolemy I Soter
- He earned the name Soter meaning Saviour after defeating Antigonus on Rhodes in 304BC
- Egyptian Period / Kingdom: First Pharaoh of the Ptolemaic Dynasty (332 BC - 30 BC)
- Name of Previous Pharaoh: The Persian King Darius III 336 BC - 332 BC of the Thirty-first Egyptian Dynasty