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Queen Cleopatra of Egypt

Queen Cleopatra of Egypt. Cleopatra was the last pharoah of Egypt who was renowned for her political dealings with ancient Rome. Cleopatra was also known for her affairs with the leading men of Rome, Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and Augustus' hatred of her, and consequently, for her dramatic suicide.
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Cleopatra Study Guide
Overview and study guide for Queen Cleopatra.

Queen Cleopatra VII - Last Pharaoh of Egypt
Cleopatra VII was the last pharaoh of Egypt whose story has been retold in countless stories, plays, and movies.

Queen Cleopatra Timeline
Events in the life of the last pharaoh of Egypt, Cleopatra VII.

Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth
Review of Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth, edited by Susan Walker and Peter Higgs.

The Last Pharaoh - Cleopatra of Egypt
Article by your Guide on Queen Cleopatra, the historical queen whose legend endures through countless stories, plays and movies. Touches on questions of the beauty of Cleopatra, her presentation of herself to Caesar rolled in a carpet, and the position of women pharaohs in Egypt.

Cleopatra - Timeline
Events in the life, affairs, and political career of the last pharaoh, Queen Cleopatra of Egypt, from the birth of Cleopatria in Alexandria in 69 to her suicide 30.

People in the Life of Cleopatra
People in the Life of the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra.

Mark Antony
Mark Antony was a soldier and statesman at the end of the Roman Republic renowned for the eulogy he spoke at the funeral of Julius Caesar.

A biography of the queen from the About.com Guide to Women's history.

Cleopatra Genealogy
About.com's Genealogy Guide has made an easy to read family tree for Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt going back to Alexander the Great's father.

Cleopatra the Scientist
"Medieval Arabic texts suggest that Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII was a brilliant early mathematician, chemist and philosopher who wrote science books and met weekly with a team of scientific experts, according to a forthcoming book."

Kings, Queens, and the Rest of the Royal Ptolemies
Table of the Ptolemies (of which Cleoptra was the last reigning monarch of Egypt) with names, dates, and comments. Also an abbreviated genealogy.

Public Life - A Portrait of Cleopatra
From Women's Life in Greece and Rome, a passage from Plutarch showing the extravagance and intelligence of the adult queen Cleopatra of Egypt when she met Mark Antony.

Diotima's Bibliography
About two dozen articles or books, including a link to Cleopatra movies and three online book reviews.

Suicide of Cleopatra
From David Meadow's This Day in History, a page listing relevant famous artwork and literature on the dramatic suicide of Cleopatra on August 10, 30 B.C., as well as providing passages from Plutarch on the death of Cleopatra Queen of Egypt.

Antony and Cleopatra, by Adrian Goldsworthy
A look at Adrian Goldsworthy's "Antony and CLeopatra".

Picture of a Bust of Cleopatra at the British Museum
Cleopatra pictures, including this bust, are guesses as to what the queen looks like, or stylistic representations unlikely to be true to life.

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