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Titulary what's this?
Horus Name unknown
Nebty Name unknown
Golden Horus Name unknown
Praenomen unknown
Nomen Berenice
Dates what's this?
reigned 58 -- 55 BCE
Predecessor Father Ptolemy XII
Co-Ruler with Cleopatra V Tryphaena
Successor Father Ptolemy XII
Associated People
Father Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysus
Husband Selecus Kybiosaktes
Mother Cleopatra V Tryphaena
Sister Cleopatra VII
Husband Archelaus
Burial Place

Berenice IV ruled only during the exile of her father, Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysus. For awhile, she co-ruled with her mother, Cleopatra V Tryphaena,b ut her mother died after a year. As a woman on the throne, she was expected to marry.

Seleucus Kybiosaktes was chosen to be her husband, but she obvious did not favor him and had him strangled within a few days of the wedding. She chose the second husband, Archaleus

However, her father finally bought his way back to the throne of Egypt -- and one of his first acts was to have Berenice executed. No one knows if she was executed because she refused to give up power, or if she opposed the return of her father to the throne. He left his younger daughter, Cleopatra VII on the throne when he died.



Ptolemy I Soter
Ptolemy II Philadelphus
Ptolemy III Euergeter
Ptolemy IV Philopater
Ptolemy V Epiphanes
Cleopatra I
Ptolemy Eupator
Ptolemy VI Philometor
Cleopatra II
Ptolemy VII Neos Philpator
Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II
Cleopatra III & Ptolemy IX Soter II
Cleopatra III & Ptolemy X Alexander
Cleopatra Berenice
Ptolemy XI Alexander
Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos
Berenice IV
Cleopatra VII
Cleopatra VII & Ptolemy XIII
Cleopatra VII & Ptolemy XIV
Ptolemy XV Cesarion