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Antony and Cleopatra

With the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C. on the Ides of March, Cleopatra found herself in an awkward position. Ancient writers say that she was in Rome when the assassination occurred and she quickly returned to Egypt. 166 more words

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Battle of Actium

In the years leading up to the Battle of Actium, Antony and Cleopatra forged a close bond and had three children together, including the twins Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene in 40 B.C. 209 more words

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Death of Cleopatra VII

The battle sealed Antony and Cleopatra’s fate. With Octavian in control of the sea, he landed troops in Egypt and marched on Alexandria, the capital of Egypt. 277 more words

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Cleopatra VII was not Egyptian

Along with King Tut, perhaps no figure is more famously associated with ancient Egypt than Cleopatra VII. But while she was born in Alexandria, Cleopatra was actually part of a long line of Greek Macedonians originally descended from Ptolemy I, one of Alexander the Great’s most trusted lieutenants. 235 more words

Ancient Egypt

Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator
The last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt

(So I dont get why some people think its weird to have a woman president today. 125 more words

Queen of Kings by Maria Dahvana Headley

I recently read Queen of Kings, I love Cleopatra and when I saw this book I just had to read it. My favorite tragic love story was always that of Cleopatra and Mark Antony and this book definitely covered that. 223 more words