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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, 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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    The Rise Of Cleopatra

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    Before Cleopatra was born, Egypt was not the greatest country in the world. The Egyptian king, Ptolemy XII, depended on the Romans for a lot of heavy lifting. They need them for things like money, architectural ideas, etc. After Ptolemy XII died, Ptolemy XIII rose to power. Around 70 BC, Cleopatra VII emerged from Cleopatra V Tryphaena, who was Ptolemy XIII Aulete's wife and could've possibly been his half-sister. Back in these times it did not matter if you were a part of the same genealogy or…

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    mother and father. Cleopatra’s full name was Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator – meaning Cleopatra the father loving goddess. Also, history shows that Cleopatra was highly educated and smart. ”Well – educated and clever, Cleopatra could speak various languages….” (History.com, page 1) Without Cleopatra history would be very different. Cleopatra’s family was very interesting. Her family had been the rulers of Egypt for a long time. Cleopatra’s father was Ptolemy XII (Auletes). Also, he was the ruler…

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    Cleopatra VII: Face or Power Figure Some see her as the most powerful Pharaoh in all ancient Egypt. Some see her as a petty, weak female ruler who gave up her dynasty to the Romans for her lover. Even historians today argue about this, possibly because, in the end, she did lose the Egyptian empire to the Romans. But before that, she brought to it great power. In truth, Cleopatra had many hardships and obstacles in her way that she overcame and proved to be a very successful leader. But through…

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    Cleopatra

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    Cleopatra VII was the last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty, ruling Egypt from 51 BC - 30 BC. She had a reputation for her beauty and her love affairs with the Roman politicians and generals of the late Roman republic - Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Roman Historian Cassius Dio (164-c.235) depicts Cleopatra as strikingly beautiful and charismatic, with an aptitude for speaking…. “being brilliant to look upon and listen to, with the power to subjugate everyone, even a love- sated man” He speaks…

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