Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Cleopatra Berenice

Cleopatra Berenice

81-80 B.C.

Ptolemaic Dynasty

Cleopatra Berenice was the daughter of Lathyros (Ptolemy IX Soter II) and was married to Ptolemy X Alexander I. After the death of Alexander, she ruled for about one year alone. She was forced to marry her much younger stepson (or possible son). Nineteen days after the marriage took place, Ptolemy XI murdered his new bride.