Cleopatra"s Egypt

by Enid La Monte Meadowcroft

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 91 Downloads: 790
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Edition Notes

A biography of the Queen of Egypt and wife of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, who never achieved her ambition of ruling the Roman world.

Statementby Jean Davis [pseud.]
GenreBiography, Juvenile literature., Biography.
LC ClassificationsDT92.7 .M4
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p.
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5886474M
LC Control Number63018972

Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt Joyce Tyldesley, Author. Basic $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Most Anticipated: The . Cleopatra (klēəpă´trə, –pā´–, –pä´–), 69 BC–30 BC, queen of Egypt, one of the great romantic heroines of all name was widely used in the Ptolemaic family; she was Cleopatra VII. The daughter of Ptolemy XII, she was married at the age of 17 (as was the family custom) to her younger brother Ptolemy XIII, and the two inherited the crown in 51 BC The force and . Cleopatra I Syra, queen of Egypt (– bc), wife of Ptolemy V Epiphanes and regent for her minor son, Ptolemy VI Philometor. Daughter of Antiochus III the Great of the Syrian Empire, Cleopatra was married to Ptolemy V in as part of the Peace of Lysimacheia, concluding warfare and border. Pompey fled to Egypt, where in 48 B.C. he was stabbed and decapitated. Twenty-one-year-old Cleopatra was at the time a fugitive in the Sinai—on the losing side of a .

Cleopatra, the last of the Greek Ptolemaic rulers of Egypt, idealized and promoted the traditional Egyptian deities of Osiris, Isis and Horus. She presented herself to her subjects as the reincarnation of Isis, the Egyptian goddess. Her last romantic and political consort, the Roman triumvir, Mark Antony, was similarly deified as a.

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Ashton's book is a valuable contribution to the literature on Cleopatra." (Bryn Mawr Classical Review) "A must-read, scholarly book on Cleopatra for students and teachers of ancient Egypt, Cleopatra, and ancient art." () Author Bios. Sally-Ann Ashton studied at King’s College London and is currently Senior Assistant Keeper in the.

“The story I always wanted to read. If you love I, Claudius, you’ll love this book!” —Margaret George, New York Times bestselling author of The Memoirs of Cleopatra “Michelle Moran has already made Ancient Egypt her own fictional domain.

With this compelling novel of the legendary Cleopatra’s daughter, she now stakes a claim to Ancient Rome, too.”/5(). Cleopatra’s Shadows is a fascinating tale of complex family dynamics and palace intrigue, and Holleman tells it well. The story of Cleopatra is well known, but what led to her brilliant rise and precipitous fall remains obscure to most modern readers.

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Life and reign. Daughter of King Ptolemy XII Auletes, Cleopatra was destined to become the last queen of the Macedonian dynasty that ruled Egypt between the death of Alexander the Great in bce and its annexation by Rome in 30 line had been founded by Alexander’s general Ptolemy, who became King Ptolemy I Soter of Egypt.

Cleopatra was of. The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue.

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The monument was given to the government of the United Kingdom in by the then ruler of Egypt and Sudan, Muhammad Ali, as a commemoration of the British victories at the Battle of the Nile () and the Battle of. Cleopatra, who reigned as queen of Egypt during the 1st century B.C., is one of the most famous female rulers in history.

Her life inspired a. Grant's book examines Cleopatra's life on a deeper level and with more speculation as to whether this and that might have happened, whereas Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt reports speculation as fact and doesn't examine all Cited by:   About Cleopatra's Needles.

In the half-century between and three massive obelisks left Egypt for new lands. Prior to these journeys, the last large obelisk moved was the Vatican obelisk in – one of the great engineering achievements of the Renaissance.

Roman emperors moved more than a dozen, but left no records of how they did it. Published on Cleopatra VII is one of the most famous women who has ever lived. Her story has inspired poets, dramatists, and artists for more than 2, years.

Through cunning and. Cleopatra became co-ruler of Egypt at the death of her father in 51 BC. Egyptian law forced her to share her new role as pharaoh with Ptolemy XIII, her younger brother.

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Cleopatra I Syra (Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Σύρα; c. – BC) was a princess of the Seleucid Empire, Queen of Ptolemaic Egypt by marriage to Ptolemy V of Egypt, and regent of Egypt during the minority of their son, Ptolemy VI, from her husband’s death in Predecessor: Ptolemy V of Egypt.

Cleopatra's Daughter - Cleopatra's Daughter audiobook, by Michelle Moran The marriage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest love stories of all time, a tale of unbridled passion with earth-shaking political consequences. Feared and hunted by the powers in Rome, the lovers choose to die by their own hands as the triumphant armies of Antony's 4/5.

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About Cleopatra’s Daughter. From the internationally bestselling author of Nefertiti comes the tumultuous story of Antony and Celopatra’s daughter, Selene. The marriage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest love stories of all time, a tale of unbridled passion with earth-shaking political consequences.

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is a platform for academics to share research papers. Parents may want to read CLEOPATRA'S MOON alongside their children, particularly younger ones, as it has many disturbing scenes and complicated topics. This is a great book for discussing women's roles in ancient times and today.

This is one of those books that both adults and their kids will love.5/5. When it comes to beauty, much can be learned from Cleopatra, the Egyptian queen who many regard as one the most beautiful women in history.

Luckily, her beauty secrets are documented, making it possible for women everywhere to test them and create that same seductive beauty that made her a legend. Egypt had distinguished itself for its nimble negotiating; for the most part, it retained its autonomy.

though Cleopatra lives and breathes once again in the pages of Stacy Schiff's exquisitely researched and well-written Cleopatra: A Life. The book injects the Egyptian queen with a complexity and humanity that has long since been forgotten Brand: Little, Brown and Company.

Stacy Schiff. Stacy Schiff is the author of Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Saint-Exupéry, a Pulitzer Prize finalist; and A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, winner of the George Washington Book Prize and the Ambassador Book has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National.

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Cleopatra A Life (Book): Schiff, Stacy: The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years.

Cleopatra's family had ruled Egypt for years. They were the Ptolemy dynasty that had been established by the Greek ruler Alexander the Great. Even though they ruled Egypt, they were actually of Greek descent. Cleopatra grew up speaking, reading, and writing Greek.

A Literary Analysis of Cleopatra's Moon, a Book by Vicky A. Shecter I learned a lot from this book about Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome thanks to the book and research I did on characters in the book and I also learned some new vocabulary such as Cleopatra Selene was not only named after her mother but also the Greek goddess Selene goddess.

Few personalities from classical antiquity are more famous--yet more poorly understood--than Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt. In this major biography, Duane Roller reveals that Cleopatra was in fact a learned and visionary leader whose overarching goal was always the preservation of her dynasty and kingdom.

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Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. Though her life spanned fewer than forty years, it reshaped the /5(27).

Cleopatra is crowned Queen of Egypt. Afterwords, she tells him about her dreams of ruling the world with Caesar. A year later, a pregnant Cleopatra gives birth to their son Caesarion. Caesar accepts him publicly, which becomes the talk of Rome and the Senate. Caesar returns to Rome for his triumph, while Cleopatra remains in Egypt.Nowadays, Taposiris Magna is one of the most interesting places in Egypt.

According to the Dominican archaeologist, Dr. Kathleen Martinez, the city's Temple of Osiris hides one of the greatest treasures of ancient Egypt – the tomb of Cleopatra and Mark Antony.

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