Das hellenistische Königspaar in der medialen by Sabine Müller

By Sabine Müller

The Hellenistic monarchies arose from the cave in of Alexander's empire, and represented new types of rule. This learn demonstrates how the Hellenistic ruler provided himself and his kinfolk in photo, textual content and on reliable events. particularly the illustration of the Hellenistic royal couple and the position of the queen at courtroom are tested at the foundation of the Ptolemaic dynasty. It used to be Ptolemy II who was once normally chargeable for shaping the royal picture, and his precedents remained binding till the tip of the dominion. It was once in the course of his reign that marriage among royal siblings and the deification of the ruling royal couple have been introduces, and in resulting generations this grew to become the norm and the trademark of the royal kin. vital features of the learn are for that reason the political historical past to the wedding among Ptolemy II and his sister Arsino? II, and the way the royal couple provided themselves to Greeks, Macedonians, and Egyptians.

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In den Quellen wird kein Motiv erwähnt, weshalb Heckel (1989), 34 die Verbindung als eine politisch nutzlose Heirat bewertet. Wahrscheinlich erhoffte sich Pyrrhos aber von Ptolemaios Schützenhilfe für seine Pläne in Epeiros und Makedonien. 41 Plut. Pyrrh. 6,1; Steph. Byz. v. Berenike. Vgl. Carney (1988b), 135; Wirth (1959), 1626; Lévêque (1957), 122. 42 Plut. Pyrrh. 6,1; 9,1. Vgl. Lévêque (1957), 677. 43 Vgl. Greenwalt (1989), 27-28; Carney (1983), 261; LeBohec-Bouhet (2005), 59; Schmitt (2005³g) 650; Funke (2000), 164.

D. 17-18. Vgl. Schmitt/Nollé (2005³), 965; Wheatley (1997), 26. 83 Vgl. Huß (2001), 705; Schmitt (2005³h), 894. Die Problematik der Polygamie 31 Ptolemaios II. brachten die drei Jahre seiner Mitregentschaft jedoch offenbar weder genug Prestige noch genug Zeit, um die Opposition zu beseitigen und seine Position unangreifbar zu gestalten. Bei Antritt seiner Alleinherrschaft nach dem Tod seines Vaters blendete er die Koregentschaft konsequent aus; auch das Gerücht, Ptolemaios I. 84 Justin kennt die ausgeschmückte Version, nach der Ptolemaios I.

41 Plut. Pyrrh. 6,1; Steph. Byz. v. Berenike. Vgl. Carney (1988b), 135; Wirth (1959), 1626; Lévêque (1957), 122. 42 Plut. Pyrrh. 6,1; 9,1. Vgl. Lévêque (1957), 677. 43 Vgl. Greenwalt (1989), 27-28; Carney (1983), 261; LeBohec-Bouhet (2005), 59; Schmitt (2005³g) 650; Funke (2000), 164. Es war von den politischen Möglichkeiten des Vaters, der Akzeptanz des Prätendenten beim makedonischen Adel und seiner eigenen Durchsetzungskraft abhängig, ob der Erbe am Ende Erfolg hatte: „the ruler’s power was personal in origin rather than institutional“ (Carney (1983), 270).

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