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  • Marc Antony And Cleopatra
    523 words
    When you think of Cleopatra you tend to think of Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile. Which isn't far from the truth. Cleopatra was queen of Egypt, which is located on the Nile River. In her lifetime she had every luxury imaginable, which she used to gain the popularity of the roman authority. She was very important in terms of Egyptian history. However she was also very well known in terms of Roman history. She seduced some of most well known Roman men of her time. Cleopatra was a seductress. Who used...
  • Ptolemy X And Cleopatra
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    Cleopatra was an intelligent, political, savory and ambitious woman who changed the history of Egypt. A young woman who was thrust early into the violent and tolerant politics of a declining kingdom. Her's tragedy involved the seduction of Julius Caesar succeeded by an intense love affair with Mark Antony. She remains as one of histories most powerful and fascinating rulers. Alexander the Great died abruptly in Babylon. His Macedonian Generals all raced to get his land. His solider Ptolemy wante...
  • Undying Devotion Of Antony To Cleopatra
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    Cleopatra's Wiles Mother, lover, warrior, femme-fatale. Mother of a country, lover of all that brings beauty, warrior of the state, femme-fatale over all men; this was Cleopatra Queen of the Nile. Cleopatra's intelligence, wit and beauty are still remembered and written about to this day. Born a Greek, Cleopatra adapted to the Egyptian ways and even learnt their native tongue, a feat which had not been since the Ptolemies had first ruled. Although not a "true Egyptian", she utilized her tremendo...
  • Caesar And Cleopatra
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    Cleopatra VII was known for the love she had of her country, a love so great that would lead her to any means necessary for the good of it. She was born into a Macedonian family who had power and rule over Egypt. They were descended from Ptolemy I, a general of Alexander the Great who became king of Egypt after Alexander's death in 323 BC. "The ptolemaic dynasty was interlocked in goodwill and bad with the other Hellenistic states that had been wrenched out of portions of Alexander's empire" (Hu...
  • Egypt And Cleopatra
    799 words
    History is full of reputable individuals. The stories of their lives will forever live in our history books. Whether being remembered for their strength, courage, or honor, or even for their treachery, we remember those who came before us. If one character could stand out in Egyptian history, none other would be so worthy as Cleopatra would. Cleopatra was an intelligent, political, and ambitious woman who changed the history of Egypt. She was only seventeen years old when, by the will of her fat...
  • Relationship Between Caesar And Antony
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    Philo, one of Antony's loyal friend and partner in war, has seen Antony going from one respectable soldier to then abandoning his everything about the empire upon meeting Cleopatra. He is not confident into which category Antony fits into. (5.1) Many roles are played by Antony; therefore we see different sides of the argument. Antony can claim greatness for serving the needs of his country and his empire as fighter and as a leader. He can be seen as equal as Caesar, as he commits suicide, seen a...
  • War On Antony In 32 B.C. Cleopatra
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    Cleopatra Many countries have had important rulers who were well-known throughout the world. One country whose leaders particularly stand out is Egypt. The leaders of ancient Egypt were extremely essential in history. Cleopatra was a key example of these significant rulers of Egypt. The Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII was an extraordinary woman who used her knowledge and ambition to fulfill Egypt's political goals. Cleopatra VII, more commonly known as Cleopatra, was born to Ptolemy XII and his sis...
  • Ptolemy X And Cleopatra VII
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    Cleopatra is a name that was given to many Queens who ruled in Egypt. The most famous of these women was Cleopatra VII. She was the daughter of Ptolemy XII, King of Egypt. Cleopatra VII lived from 69-30 B.C. and reigned as queen of Egypt from 51-30 B.C. (Stanly). Cleopatra is said to be far from beautiful, her picture on ancient coins made her look like she had a long hooked nose and masculine features. She is also said to be very seductive with her enchanting musical voice and exuded charisma. ...
  • Polarities Between Antony And Cleopatra
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    Joseph Innes 8th January How does Shakespeare present the sense of opposites or polarities And what is the importance of these to the play? William Shakespeare wrote Antony and Cleopatra around 1606, during the reign of King James ^2. The play is a history, set in the time of the Roman Empire many centuries before it was written and based on the well-documented history of Octavius Caesar, Marc Antony and Cleopatra. These characters and their lives were contained in primarily one document: Plutar...
  • War Between Cleopatra And Ptolemy X
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    Cleopatra VII's family had been ruling Egypt since 305 B.C., when Ptolemy I declared himself King of Egypt sometime after Alexander the Great's death. The Ptolemy family was of Macedonian decent, not of Egyptian. The capital city which they ruled from, Alexandria, had been established by Alexander and is a port city on the Mediterranean and Nile River. This made Alexandria very important commercially, and it also became an intellectually and artistically important city as well. Cleopatra VII's f...
  • Cleopatra And Antony
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    Cleopatra All was born in 69 BC, in Alexandria, Egypt. Despite what people say today, that she was glamorous and beautiful, she was far from it. She is shown on ancient coins with a long hooked nose and masculine features. Although she was not beautiful she was clearly a very seductive woman, and she used this to further Egypt politically. She had a beautiful musical voice. It is also said that she was highly intelligent. She spoke nine different languages, and she was the first Ptolemy pharaoh ...
  • Jealousy Of Caesar's Adopted Son Octavious
    480 words
    Cleopatra One of the most popular pharos of Egypt has to be King Tut, The youngest ruler of Egypt. However, one of the most interesting is without-a- doubt Cleopatra. One of the intriguing parts about her was her son Ptolemy Caesar. Ptolemy Caesar, (The son of Julius Caesar), was one of main factors in the fall of Rome. Some of the things that could be linked to Ptolemy would be Caesar's assassination, the civil war between Octavious Caesar and Mark Antony and the death of his mother Cleopatra. ...
  • War With Mark Anthony And Cleopatra
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    A group of 60 senators organized a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar at a senate meeting. On Mach 15, today known as the "Ides of March" while entering a senate meeting, the conspirators surrounded him and then when they were signaled the took out their daggers and stabbed Caesar 23 times. At first Caesar resisted and tried defend himself and get away until he saw Brutus, who he thought was his friend, and at that point he just gave up the struggle and said "Et tu, Brute?" (You to Brutus)....
  • 37 B.C. Cleopatra And Antony
    441 words
    Cleopatra I. Cleopatra A. Cleopatra was born in 69 B.C.B. She was the daughter of Ptolemy XII who was the current King of Egypt. Her mother, who was also Ptolemy's sister died shortly after Cleopatra was born. II. Queen of the Nile A. Cleopatra became The Queen of the Egypt in 51 B.C. following the death of her father. Not long after she became queen she fell in love with Caesar and had a love affair with him. 1. At only 18 years old she became the most admired woman in Egypt. The nineteenth-cen...
  • Caesar Cleopatra
    713 words
    1. Introduction. Approximately 1 paragraph introducing all three books and my objective - to explain the life of Cleopatra - what type of person she was, what she accomplished, her lover / husband Antony, as well as her strengths and weaknesses 2. Ptolemaic Dynasty. Ptolemy XII was Cleopatra's father. He was known as a weak and cruel ruler. She was born in 69 BC in Alexandria. Cleopatra had two older sisters, a younger sister and two younger brothers. After her older sister, Bernice was beheaded...
  • Julius Caesar And Pompey
    584 words
    For thousands of years people have been fascinated with Ancient Egypt, whether it is gods, mummies or the Pharaohs of Egypt. One in particular is Cleopatra VII. Cleopatra lived from 69 b. c-30 b. c, and was the last Queen of Egypt. In her life she had two major relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, both of which were rulers of Rome. During her short life Cleopatra had four children, one with Caesar and three with Antony. Both of the relationships ended with the male dying. After Anto...
  • Cleopatra's Father King Ptolemy
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    Cleopatra was determined to preserve Egypt. Her personal ambitions will show her unwavering love, compassion, and commitment to making Egypt one of the greatest empires man has ever known. Her contributions to Egypt and the world have continued to be discussed and debated over the years. Cleopatra was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria, Egypt. Her father King Ptolemy XII had five other children, Cleopatra VI, Berenice IV, Arsinoe IV, Ptolemy X, and Ptolemy XIV. Her mother died when she was very young...
  • Caesar And Cleopatra
    410 words
    In the play, Caesar and Cleopatra, by Bernard Shaw, two characters defy everyone with the odds against them. Cleopatra, a woman and Queen of Egypt, is perceived as a teenage sex symbol. The biggest misconception about her intelligence is that because she's a woman, she's doomed to failure. Caesar, a dominating figure in the eyes of many Romans, uses his enigmatic skills and seeks vengeance from the Egyptians. Caesar and Cleopatra, contrasting in efforts of dominion and wealth, similar in having ...

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