Cultural depictions of Cleopatra VII

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    Does Antony Love Cleopatra

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    The initial incident in the play starts when Antony lives in Egypt with his love Cleopatra. Anthony lives a luxurious life in Egypt. He eats massive feast, drink wine all night long, and evens dance to the music being played until morning, where he sleeps so he can those events the following night. Although Antony enjoys his time in Egypt, problems in the Roman Empire like rebellions and civil war draw him back to Rome. Not only that, his friend Ceaser is mad at Antony for breaking his sworn promise that when needed, he will send troops and supplies to Ceaser. The trivial matters between Ceaser and Antony are solved when Agrippa, one of Ceaser’s men, recommends that Antony should marry Ceaser’s half sister, Octavia, in order to reestablish…

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    The art of persuasion is not merely about convincing a person with logical statements. In many instances human beings are motivated by emotion. Persuasion is a cocktail of logic and emotion. Often the logic is minimal in comparison to the emotional appeal used to lure a person into a certain conclusion. Manipulation is an art form. In order to move the audience it must be colorful and, it must provoke. Mark Antony uses all vibrant colors to create is masterpiece, to convince his audience that…

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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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    DAMAYANTI Introduction The story of Nala-Damayanti has been narrated in Vana-Parva in Mahabharata by Rishi Vrihadswa. Damayanti was the daughter King Bhima who ruled Vidharbha Kingdom. Damayanti had earned a reputation of being the most beautiful Princess of Universe at that time. She was described as lovely-waisted Damayanti. As per Nala-Damayanti Katha, Damayanti was famous for 'for her incandescent beauty, grace, virtue and excellence' she was faultless-featured; 'with her ornaments she…

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    In the play Julius Caesar, Brutus is a government official, and he has a wife named Portia. Brutus´s best friend is Caesar, he had to make the decision to either kill his best friend or have Rome suffer from a terrible king. Brutus is loyal to Caesar. Although Brutus was a part of his killing, doesn't mean he wasn't loyal to him. I believe that Brutus was just as loyal to Caesar as to any of best friends in modern days are. Brutus loved Caesar with all of his heart, but Brutus had to make the…

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    Antony’s Tactics In many stories or plays, a protagonist appears and has a scheming plan to let chaos erupt. In the play ”Julius Caesar,” Mark Antony ends up being a protagonist and has a plan to make the people of Rome develop a massive amount of hatred for the conspirators. Cassius, one of the conspirators, knew that it was not a good idea to let Antony speak at Caesar’s funeral, but no one listened. Antony uses Aristotle’s three modes of persuasion to convince the people of Rome, which are “…

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    The Contradiction of Brutus Despite his primary goal to prevent Rome from falling into the hands of a dictator who would ruin Rome from the inside out, Brutus himself ironically acts like a totalitarian, tyrannical, despot. Even though Brutus meets up with the other patricians planning to kill Caesar because of his threat as a king, Brutus ironically acts like a king when he overrides the other’s ideas to enforce his own logic. When Cassius confronts him in the second scene, Brutus first reveals…

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    Caesar’s involvement in Gallic wars: Best for Roman Empire or Self-Promotion? Julius Caesar, one of many glorious Roman leaders, was a well known military leader but he was also known for being a gigantic narcissist. So, was he justified in getting involved in the Gallic wars? To understand Caesar’s reasoning behind getting into the war, we must first know what happened in Gaul. Caesar was on a military high in a military low. He had just gotten noticed as a great military leader and…

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    Assignment 2: Project Paper Comparative Essay Vanity Talbert Professor Lilia Fontana HUM 111- World Cultures I Semptember 23, 2015 Comparing Ancient Female Rulers Compare the Tang Empress Wu Zetian (also known as Empress Wu or as Wu Zhao; ruled China througout 690-705 AD) with the Pharaoh…

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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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