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(Ἀγαθόκλεια; Agathókleia).

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[1] Mistress of Ptolemy II

Mistress of Ptolemy II; her historicity is uncertain. PP 6, 14713; [1].

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[2] Mistress of Ptolemy IV

Daughter of Agathocles [5] and  Oenanthe, sister of  Agathocles [6]. Mentioned 215 BC in possession of several Nile boats, 213/12 kanephore. Mistress of Ptolemy IV; in 204 took part in the murder of  Arsinoe [II 4] III, e…

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Ameling, Walter (Jena) and Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki), “Agathoclea”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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