Arsinoe I


Arsinoe I1, daughter of Lysimachus, king of Thrace and Macedon2, and either his first wife Nicaea or his second Amestris3, born c. 305/2954, married to Ptolemy II5 between 284 and 2816, mother of Ptolemy III, Lysimachus and Berenice Phernophorus7, found guilty of plotting against her husband and exiled to Coptos8 in the 270s, possibly in 274/39, date of death unknown10.

Update Notes:

10 Feb 2002: Added individual trees
20 Feb 2002: Split into separate entry
11 Mar 2005: Added Greek transcription, link to Bevan
10 May 2007: Note that Arsinoe's son Ptolemy III was probably raised on Thera because of her plot
14 June 2008: Note Dmitriev's argument that Amestris' marriage to Lysimachus may have been longer than usually supposed.
21 Nov 2010: Add link to Arrian, fix broken Perseus links

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