Her son, Ptolemy, succeeded his father and reigned until A.D. 40, when he was killed by Caligula, the Roman Emperor, and the North African kingdom was divided into Roman provinces. Young Ptolemy seems to have had no children, so the ancient line of the Ptolemies that stretched back to the successors of Alexander the Great had died out. It was a dynasty that produced some of the most impressive women of the ancient world.
Encyclopedia of Women in the Ancient World
Joyce E. Salisbury