Ptolemais

Ptolemais is the ancient name for the cities of:

  • Ptolemaida (Greece) - named for the Macedonian Ptolemy who became Ptolemy I Soter
  • Acre (Israel) - named for the Macedonian Ptolemy who became Ptolemy I Soter
  • Ptolemais Hermiou (Egypt) - Greek colony established by Ptolemy I Soter

And for the historical cities of:

Ptolemais was also the name of a daughter of Ptolemy I Soter

See also: Ptolemy (disambiguation)

Search another word or see ptolemaison Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature