Ancient History Competition 38

As if marrying her brother was not bad enough, this queen also married her other brother later! Who was she?

Economic historian and numismatic consultant


  1. Cleopatra VII married her brothers Ptolemy XIII and XIV

  2. And don’t forget Arsinoe II who married a half-brother and then a full-brother (OK, that’s cheating).

  3. To be honest, I had Arsinoe II in mind. And it’s not cheating! The question didn’t specify what kind of brother she married! I just thought that Cleopatra would be too obvious. (As far as I know there is no movie about Arsinoe!)

  4. Maybe not cheating :-) but I was prepared: I recently wrote a two-part post about Arsinoe II on my blog:

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