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  • (Daniel 11: 8) This capture of sacred trophies earned for the king the name Euergetes --

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • Therefore was he by all men deservedly entitled the Great King Euergetes, that is to say,

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • There were indeed two Ptolemys of the surname Euergetes (Benefactor): Ptolemy

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Would it be possible, do you think, to have the new censer ready in time for the birthday of King Euergetes, which is to be solemnly kept at

    The Sisters — Volume 1

  • Macedonians whom he pretends to have been his progenitors, who were yet very well affected towards us; for the third of those Ptolemies, who was called Euergetes, when he had gotten possession of all Syria by force, did not offer his thank-offerings to the Egyptian gods for his victory, but came to Jerusalem, and according to our own laws offered many sacrifices to God, and dedicated to him such gifts as were suitable to such a victory: and as for Ptolemy Philometer and his wife Cleopatra, they committed their whole kingdom to the Jews, when Onias and

    Against Apion

  • Would it be possible, do you think, to have the new censer ready in time for the birthday of King Euergetes, which is to be solemnly kept at Memphis? "

    The Sisters — Complete

  • Just as the Greeks, too, gave additional names in old time, in some cases from some achievement, Soter, for example, and Callinicus; or personal appearance, as Physcon and Grypus; good qualities, Euergetes and

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Ptolemy III Euergetes (“benefactor”) supported his sister Berenice II in the Third Syrian War (246–241) and acquired the coasts of Syria and southern Asia Minor, as well as some Aegean ports.

    g. Ptolemaic Egypt to the Roman Conquest

  • Ptolemy VII Euergetes II (“benefactor”) or Physcon (“fat-bellied”) reunited the empire after his brother's death and restored order.

    g. Ptolemaic Egypt to the Roman Conquest

  • Meanwhile in 139 Demetrius was captured by Mithridates I of Parthia and was succeeded by his younger brother, Antiochus VII Euergetes Eusebes Soter Sidetes.

    223-187

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  • I can expect to see this word several times a year? I take it the year in question is 246 B.C.

    November 20, 2009