Cleopatra I  Syra [ca. 212 - 177 BCE]

The daughter of Antiochus III became queen of Egypt as part of a treaty between her father & Ptolemy V Epiphanes (193 BCE). After her husband's death she became co-regent of Egypt with her son, Ptolemy VI.  Despite the fact that she was a Seleucid, she kept Egypt neutral in the conflicts between Rome & her brothers, Seleucus IV & Antiochus IV.

References: Josephus, Antiquities 12.154, 167, 185, 204, 217.

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