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    Cleopatra VII Cleopatra VII (also know as just Cleopatra) is one of the most famous pharaohs of Egypt. She is most known for being one of the few female rulers during this time and her marriages to Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Some of Cleopatra's other accomplishments include her pharmacology work and studies, strengthening Egypt’s military, and speaking at least six languages. Cleopatra VII was born in 69 B.C in Alexandria, Egypt, however her father Ptolemy XII (who was also the pharaoh at this time) was Macedonian Greek. It believed that her mother is Cleopatra Selene II, since this cannot be confirmed there is confusion about Cleopatra VII’s race. She lived her life as a princess until she was about 17 and her younger brother Ptolemy…

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    Cleopatra VII By: Ashleigh Hatfield Cleopatra: Cleopatra was born 69 B.C in Alexandria, Egypt. When she was eighteen years old, her father died, leaving her to rule Egypt. Because Egyptian tradition held that a woman needed a male consort to rule. Her twelve-year old brother,Ptolemy XIII, was ceremonially married to her. Cleopatra soon dropped his name from all official documents, so she could rule alone.She died August 12, 30 B.C.To this day,…

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    Cleopatra VII Philopator

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    Cleopatra VII Philopator, commonly known as just Cleopatra, is one of the most recognizable names in all of history. In a time of only male rulers, she became a female ruler. Cleopatra is a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty. She represented herself as the reincarnation of an Egyptian goddess, Isis. Cleopatra’s need for power is seen in her early years, her return to power and her death. Cleopatra’s journey to the throne is a tragic one. Ptolemy XII’s, Cleopatra’s father, reign is one of the most…

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    Cleopatra VII, known by historians as just Cleopatra, is one of the most famous women in history. Everyone has heard her name, but there are a lot of facts about her that are not so well known. Here is part one of our list. Number Fifteen: She was not Egyptian Many people assume that the ruler was Egyptian, since that's where she ended up. It turns out that she actually came from Greek origins, though the exact details of this are less clear. Number Fourteen: Cleopatra Became Pharaoh at 18…

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    Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator was the queen of Egypt for 22 years. Although she was a queen for quite a long time, it was not a simple task for her; she had to go through various issues before she finally became ruler of Egypt. Cleopatra was born in Alexandria, Egypt around 69 BCE. In 51 BCE, her father, King Ptolemy XII, died after his long reign as king. 18-year-old Cleopatra and her 10-year-old brother, Ptolemy XIII, were married off and became the new rulers of Egypt, but they faced…

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    Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (mean: Cleopatra the father loving goodness) or Cleopatra, she is a daughter of the King Ptolemy XII Auletes. Cleopatra is the last Queen of Egypt and she is the last Ptolemy dynasty of Macedonia, so she is the last Egypt ruler who have the Greek lineage, and she is very smart and beautiful when she was young, she can understand 14 languages. Before her father, the King Ptolemy XII Auletes died, she ruled Egypt with her father, and when the King died, she became to…

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    her marriages she expected to win dominion over the Roman world.” Cleopatra VII was the final Ptolemaic queen of Egypt and, most likely, one of the most influential and powerful of her time. Not only was she one of the first queens of the Macedonian era to know many languages in order to avoid translators during her rule, she also used powerful tools such as likening herself to the Goddess Isis to gain respect of her people. Despite all of these things, one of the strongest assets that…

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    During 41 B.C., Mark Antony came into Cleopatra VII's life. Mark Antony was Cleopatra's next choice as an ally (Bell). Dressed like a goddess, Cleopatra arrived on a boat in Antony's presence. She came to Antony because he wanted an explanation to who Cleopatra had been helping. To ease the tension, Cleopatra dressed very fancy and become irresistible (Bell). Antony came to Egypt with Cleopatra to be together with her. Together, the two had three kids, became powerful, and wealthy (Bell).…

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    Cleopatra Research Paper

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    Beginnings: Cleopatra VII Queen of Egypt was born around 69 B.C.E. (Cleopatra a Biography by Duane W. Roller pg. 15). She was born into a long line of Ptolemaic Kings and is considered to be the very last Macedonian Greek Queen to rule Egypt (Roller pg. 15). Her father was Ptolemy XII, no one is sure who her mother is and to this day she is still unknown, but she is thought to have been a part of the Egyptian Priestly Family of Ptah (Roller pg. 15). It is believed that it was her half Egyptian…

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    Cleopatra Vs Caesar

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    “When everything seemed lost, the heirs of the house of Ptolemy would suddenly have almost put within their grasp a dominion stretching not only over the lost ancestral lands, but over wider territories than Ptolemy I or Ptolemy II or Ptolemy III had ever dreamed of. Those kings, being men, had based their dominion on the power of their arms; but now, when the military power of Egypt would bring to the contest power of a wholly different kind-the power of a fascinating woman.” E.R. Bevan, The…

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