Ptolemais

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Ptolemais, an Ancient Greek place name and feminine personal name, may refer to:

Places
  • Acre, Israel, once named Antiochia Ptolemais after Ptolemy I Soter
  • Crocodilopolis, an Egyptian city renamed Ptolemais Euergetis by Ptolemy III Euergetes
  • Ptolemaida, a Greek city in Northern Greece, named after Ptolemy I Soter
  • Ptolemais (Cyrenaica), a city in present-day Libya probably named after Ptolemy III Euergetes
  • Ptolemais Hermiou, a Greek colony established in Egypt by Ptolemy I Soter
  • Ptolemais Theron, a city on the African coast of the Red Sea, established by Ptolemy II Philadelphus
Persons

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