/ BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed. Pausaniasimplies that Cleopatra III's request to send Ptolemy IX to Cyprus in 117 BC had been intended to get him out of the w… Ptolemy IX Soter II Latiros was the father of Ptolemy XII Neo Dionysus. Svoronos 1687; Olivier 6934–405; SNG Copenhagen 375; DCA 54. B.C.) The unusual will of Euergetes II partitioned Egypt’s possessions, leaving Cleopatra III as the effective ruler of Egypt and Cyprus. of opera (Tolomeo = Ptolemy Lathyrus (Ptolemy IX Soter II), joint ruler of Egypt 116-108 B.C.) It is also an early example of Roman tourism in Egypt, which would become a major phenomenon in the Roman imperial period. Star over Δ in left field. 1660. and 88–81 b.c.). Soter II returned in early 109 but was evicted anew by his mother in March of the following year. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ptolemy-IX-Soter-II. Text: Image: Svoronos 1707 var: Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt.  According to Justin, Cleopatra Selene and Ptolemy IX had two children. On the way to meet Antiochus IX, Cleopatra IV stopped in Cyprus, where she recruited an army and seized control of the Cypriot fleet, in order to aid Antiochus IX. (142–80 BC) Nicknamed Lathyros or chickpea. Ptolemy IX Soter II or Lathyros ("grass pea") (Greek: Πτολεμαῖος Σωτήρ Λάθυρος, Ptolemaĩos Sōtḗr Láthuros) was king of Egypt three times, from 116 BC to 110 BC, 109 BC to 107 BC and 88 BC to 81 BC, with intervening periods ruled by his brother, Ptolemy X Alexander. This information is part of by on Genealogy Online. Older son of Ptolemy VIII Physcon and Cleopatra III and brother of Ptolemy X Alexander; ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt from 116 to 107 bc and again from 88 to 81 bc. Ptolemy IX Soter II (Πτολεμαῖος Σωτήρ, Ptolemaĩos Sōtḗr "Ptolemy the Saviour"), commonly nicknamed Lathyros (Λάθυρος, Láthuros "chickpea"), reigned twice as king of Ptolemaic Egypt: first as Ptolemy Philometor Soter in joint rule with his Cleopatra II and Cleopatra III (116-107 BC), and then again as Ptolemy Soter (88-81 BC).  Ptolemaic control was restored as far south as Philae, but Lower Nubia, which had come under the control of the kingdom of Meroe during the revolt, was not reclaimed. Cleopatra III was the niece of Physcon (Ptolemy VIII) and was married to him while her mother, CLeopatra II, was his official wife. (anglicky) Ptolemy Soter II at LacusCurtius — (Chapter XI of E. R Bevan's House of Ptolemy, 1923) (anglicky) Ptolemy IX Lathyrus entry in historical sourcebook by Mahlon H. Smith (anglicky) Ptolemy IX (Soter) at Thebes by Robert Ritner The Alexandrians then recalled Ptolemy IX to the throne. , Ptolemy IX was the son of Ptolemy VIII and Cleopatra III of Egypt. Svoronos 1706; BMC 1; Berlin 433-1880. Older sources may give a number one higher or lower. , On 28 June 116, Ptolemy VIII died. 109/14 letter from Antiochus VIII to Ptolemy IX concerning Seleuceia. Papyrus letters survive that instruct all local officials to treat him with the greatest respect and provide him with the most luxurious accommodation. 4. Restored, 89/8-81/0 BC. Ptolemy was the son of Ptolemy (pronounced / ˈ t ɒ l əm i /) the Savior), also known as Ptolemy Lagides,  c. 367 BC – c. 283 BC, was a Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who became ruler of Egypt (323 BC – 283 BC) and founder of both the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. In 114 BC, Cleopatra IV had been captured and murdered by Antiochus VIII's wife Tryphaena, who was murdered in turn by Antiochus IX in 111 BC. He also abandoned Cleopatra Selene, who now seems to have been married to Ptolemy X. Ptolemy I Soter I (Ancient Greek: Πτολεμαῖος Σωτήρ, Ptolemaĩos Sōtḗr, i.e. It was published in a history of Italian Renaissance art in 1883 and is now in the public domain. Ptolemy IX, Soter II 116-110, 109, 88-80 B.C. Ptolemy IV,Philopator (222-205 b.c.) , In August 115 BC, Ptolemy IX travelled down the Nile to Elephantine in order to celebrate the festival there in honour of the Great God of the Nile – a traditional Pharaonic duty which was meant to give thanks for the inundation and ensure the success of the next. He was the son of Ptolemy VIII and Cleopatra III. 143/2 BC. Ptolemy IX Soter II (Lathyros). SNG Cop 348; cf. Cleopatra III was the niece of Physcon (Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II) and was married to him while her mother was still his official wife. Ptolemy IX Soter (or "Lathyros") was the eldest son of Ptolemy VIII and Cleopatra III. 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