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Who is the Only Ptolemaic Ruler Who Could Read, Write and Speak in Egyptian?

The Ptolemaic dynasty ruled Egypt for nearly three centuries from 305 to 30 BCE, before succumbing to the Romans. Surprisingly, they never became Egyptians while ruling Egypt. Instead, they isolated themselves in Alexandria, the capital city envisioned by Alexander the Great. Did you know who is the only Ptolemaic Ruler who read, write, and speak …

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