163 BC

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Heads of State

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Syria: 149/150 ( year in October )

Events

  • Ptolemy VI. returns with Roman help back to the Egyptian throne from which his younger brother Ptolemy VIII had sold in the previous year him. Then the kingdom is divided, with Ptolemy VI. the core empire and Ptolemy VIII get Cyrenaica.
  • Commagene is independent of the Seleucids. First ruler is Ptolemy.
  • (um): Timarchos takes control over parts of the Seleucid Empire.
  • Year (2nd century BC)
  • 163 BC
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