Notes for Ptolemy Soter I: [Tamara's Family Tree-2005.FBK]
He was an olympiad in the chariot race.
Upon the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC, the throne of Egypt fell to Ptolemy I, the son of Lagus. He was a veteran soldier and trusted commander who had served Alexander. He started the Ptolemaic Dynasty, which lasted about e00 years. He ran Egypt like a business, strictly for profit. One of the few surviving works of Ptolemy I Soter is the temple of Kom Abu Billo, which was dedicated to Hathor "Mistress of Mefket"
More About Ptolemy Soter I: Abdicated: 238 BC in favor of son.12730 Aka (Facts Pg): Ptolemy I the Preserver.12730 Approximate Birth: 376 BC.12730 Approximate Death: 282 BC.12730 Capital of Kingdom: Alexandria.12730 Founded 1: Alexandrian Library.12730 Founded 2: Ptolemaic Dynasty .12730 Milatary 1: General in Alexander the Great's army.12730 Milatary 2: Royal Bodyguard of Alexander III, King of Macedon(330 BC).12730 Title (Facts Pg) 1: Pharoah of Egypt(323-285 BC).12730 Title (Facts Pg) 2: Satrap of Egypt and Libya(7-Nov305 BC).12730