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Preceded by:
Ptolemy III
Pharaoh of Egypt
Ptolemaic Dynasty
Succeeded by:
Ptolemy V
Ptolemy IV Philopator
Ancient Greek: Πτολεμαῖος Φιλοπάτωρ
Romanized: Ptolemaios Philopator
Latin: Ptolemaeus Philopater
Ptolemy IV

Relief of Ptolemy IV making offerings to Montu at Deir el-Medina.©

Reign
221–204 BC (17 years)
Praenomen
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The Heir of the Two Potent Gods,
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Re, Living Appearance of Amun
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Ptolemy, who Lives Eternally,
Beloved of Isis
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Great of Might, Beneficial of Heart
with All the Gods, Savior of Mankind
Golden Horus
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He Keeps Baqet Safe by Illuminating
the Temples and Establishing Laws
like the Twice-Great Thoth,
possessor of Sed festivals like
Ptah-Tatenen and a sovereign like Re
Legacy
Father Ptolemy III
Mother Berenice II
Consort(s) Arsinoë III
Issue Ptolemy V
Born May or June 244 BC
Died July or August 204 BC (aged 40)
Burial Alexandria (?)
For other pages by this name, see Ptolemy.

Ptolemy IV Philopator (Ancient Greek: Πτολεμαῖος Φιλοπάτωρ, Romanized: Ptolemaios Philopator, c. 244–204 BCE), was the king of Ptolemaic Egypt from 221 to 204 BCE. He was the son and successor of Ptolemy III.

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Predecessor:
Ptolemy III
Pharaoh of Egypt
Ptolemaic Dynasty
Successor:
Ptolemy V
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