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  Cleopatra VII of Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cleopatra VII was a Greek born in Alexandria, Egypt.
Cleopatra arrived in great state, and so charmed Antony that he chose to spend the winter of 42 BC–41 BC with her in Alexandria.
Cleopatra was present with a fleet of her own, but when she saw that Antony's poorly equipped and manned ships were losing to the Romans' superior vessels, she took flight.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cleopatra_VII_of_Egypt   (2159 words)

 Cleopatra VII of Egypt - Sneaknews.com :: Newsleads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cleopatra is reputed to have been the first member of her family in their 300-year reign in Egypt to have learned the Egyptian language.
At the "Donation of Alexandria" in late 34 or early 33 BC: Cleopatra and Caesarion were crowned co-rulers of Egypt and Cyprus; Alexander Helios was crowned ruler of Armenia, Media, and Parthia; Cleopatra Selene was crowned ruler of Cyrenaica and Libya; and Ptolemy Philadelphus was crowned ruler of Phoenicia, Syria, and Cilicia.
Cleopatra Selene and Ptolemy Philadelphus were taken back to Rome and reared by Antony's wife Octavia (Octavian's sister).
www.sneaknews.com /econtents/cl/Cleopatra_VII_of_Egypt.html   (546 words)

 Royalty.nu - History of Egypt - Cleopatra VII, the Last Pharaoh
Cleopatra was afraid to open the door because of the approach of Octavian's army, but she and her two serving women let down ropes from a window and pulled him up.
Cleopatra was determined to die - perhaps because she had lost Mark Antony, perhaps because she knew Octavian intended to humiliate her, as her sister Arsinoe had been humiliated, by marching her through Rome in chains.
Two pricks were found on Cleopatra's arm, and it was believed that she had allowed herself to be bitten by an asp (a kind of poisonous snake) that was smuggled in with the figs.
www.royalty.nu /Africa/Egypt/Cleopatra.html   (3577 words)

 SFAGN: Numismatic and Historic Miscellanea / Numismatic Evidence For A New Seleucid King: Seleucus (VII) Philometor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Ptolemaic princess Cleopatra Selene was the daughter of Ptolemy VII Physcon and Cleopatra III of Egypt.
In 103 BC, Cleopatra III was allied with the Jewish king Alexander Jannaeus against Lathyrus, and in order to oppose a possible alliance of Lathyrus with Cyzicenus, sent reinforcements to Grypus, and sent Selene, formerly married to Lathyrus, to be his wife.
Selene had persuaded the inhabitants to shut the gates against Tigranes, who took the city (69 BC) and sent Selene to captivity at Seleucia opposite Samosata on the Euphrates, where she was later killed.
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 Queen Cleopatra
Cleopatra was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria.
Cleopatra came to the throne after death of her two elder sisters and after death of her father whom was much hated by the Egyptian and had fled to Rome several years before.
Two pricks were found on Cleopatra's arm, and it was believed that she had allowed herself to be bitten by an asp (a kind of poisonous snake).
www.kingtutshop.com /freeinfo/cleopatra.htm   (1867 words)

 Cleopatra Part 2: Queen of Kings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cleopatra, jealous and determined to keep her husband from his other wife, threw a tantrum where she cried, fainted, and starved herself.
Cleopatra was present with 60 of her own ships, but after forseeing the nimbler Roman ships would overcome, she and her fleet fled.
Determined not to be put on display and humiliated as Arsinoe had, Cleopatra dressed in full regal attire, laid down on a bed of gold and allowed an asp (which had been smuggled in) to mortally bite her.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/14925/77941   (1020 words)

 State of Change
The two youngest, Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene, are scheming to acquire ultimate power, and the eldest, Ptolemy Caesar, does little to stop them, as he has lost all interest in politics since his failed expedition to investigate the loss of trade to the East.
Cleopatra’s body is to be sent to Alexandria to lie in state, and Selene is on her way to Rome for the ceremony -- but she knows that Alexander has plans to stop her, and has laid her own counter-plots already.
Cleopatra Selene arrives in Rome for the festivities, and while dining with her brother she learns of the stranger who sought an unauthorised audience with the Oracle.
www.drwhoguide.com /who_ma05.htm   (2911 words)

 Egyptian Pharaohs : Graeco-Roman Period : Ptolemaic Dynasty : Ptolemy IX Soter I
Cleopatra III was the niece of Physcon (Ptolemy VIII) and was married to him while her mother, CLeopatra II, was his official wife.
He was married to Cleopatra IV, his sister, but his (obviously meddling) mother pushed her out and had her replaced with her younger sister, Cleopatra Selene.
Understandably upset and losing her position, Cleopatra IV ran off to Cypress, raising an army, and attempted to marry his brother, Ptolemy X Alexander.
www.phouka.com /pharaoh/pharaoh/dynasties/dyn33/09pto9.html   (364 words)

 Cleopatra VII Of Egypt Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Egyptologists say that Cleopatra was descended from the Ptolemies, a Macedonian family, whose patriach was once a general for Alexander the Great.
In light of the matrilinear nature of Egyptian succession, it is unlikely that her father would have named her as his heir had she been the offspring of a concubine considering she had a legitimate sister Arsinoë.
The belief is clearly based on a stereotypical myth of Cleopatra as an exotic eastern queen rather than the historical reality of her as a red-headed Macedonian.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Cleopatra_VII_of_Egypt   (2366 words)

 Cleopatra V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
She is sometimes known as "Cleopatra VI", with "Cleopatra V" being assigned either to Cleopatra Selene or to (Cleopatra) Berenice III; not to be confused with "Cleopatra VI Tryphaena", said to be a daughter of Ptolemy XII.
If we have correctly estimated that Ptolemy XII was born in 117/6 while Cleopatra V was born in the 90s then it is almost impossible for them to have the same mother, since his mother was most likely Cleopatra IV who died in c.
She proposes that Cleopatra VI Tryphaena was a daughter of Cleopatra V by a first marriage.
www.tyndale.cam.ac.uk /Egypt/ptolemies/cleopatra_v.htm   (1693 words)

 Egypt: Tour Egypt Monthly: Queens of Egypt, part III - Celopatra
Cleopatra was that last sovereign of the Macedonian dynasty, and though with no Egyptian blood, she proclaimed herself as "Daughter of Ra", the "Sun God of Egypt".
Cleopatra supported the later by a fleet of 50 ships and 500 men, which was not accepted by the Alexandrians.
Cleopatra was hailed as "Queen of the Queens" and Caesarion as "King of the Kings".
www.touregypt.net /magazine/mag04012001/magf4.htm   (2127 words)

 Cleopatra Selene - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There were two important women known as Cleopatra Selene.
Cleopatra Selene (I), daughter of Ptolemy VIII of Egypt and Cleopatra III of Egypt, wife of Ptolemy IX of Egypt and (possibly) Ptolemy X of Egypt.
Cleopatra VIII, daughter of Cleopatra VII of Egypt and Marc Antony, wife of Juba II of Numidia, Queen of Mauretania.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cleopatra_Selene   (120 words)

 Cleopatra Discussion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cleopatra Selene, because she outlived her son, could very well be regarded as the last of the Ptolemies.
Cleopatra chose to contact Caesar and the method she chose to meet him impressed upon Caesar that she was no ordinary woman.
Cleopatra is attributed to have surpassed her predecessors in maintaining an ability to speak Macedonian, while her predecessors spoke scant Macedonian, nor Egyptian especially since the treaty with Rome lasting nearly 2 centuries prior to Cleopatra.
ce.eng.usf.edu /pharos/alexandria/History/cl_forum.html   (8278 words)

 Cleopatra's children
Cleopatra was a fascinating person, she was so complex she could never be cast in any stereotype.
Cleopatra stays in her mausoleum, Octavianus sends of his man who manages to enter the mausoleum and capture Cleopatra.
The mausoleum is now Cleopatra's prison, it's a safe place to hold her captive until the long way back to Rome.
waltm.net /cleopatc.htm   (536 words)

 Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Cleopatra VII & Ptolemy XIII
Cleopatra was born in 69 BC in Alexandria, Egypt.
According to Egyptian law, Cleopatra was forced to have a consort, who was either a brother or a son, no matter what age, throughout her reign.
Cleopatra was a strong-willed Macedonian queen who was brilliant and dreamed of a greater world empire.
interoz.com /egypt/cleopatr.htm   (2922 words)

 Cleopatra - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Cleopatra
Cleopatra is the name given to several historical and mythological figures, most especially:
* Cleopatra VII of Egypt, last of the Ptolemaic rulers of Egypt, lover of Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and the subject of several plays (including one by Shakespeare) and various films.
* Cleopatra is a musical group from the UK who had several hits in the 1990s.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Cleopatra.html   (198 words)

 SFAGN: Numismatic and Historic Miscellanea / The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress – The Rise and Fall of Cleopatra II ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Queen Cleopatra II Selene, the focus of the present essay, was known by the ancient authors primarily under the latter name, to distinguish her from her many relatives named Cleopatra, but she did employ her full name officially.
Selene’s end is also mentioned by Strabo, who says that she was held prisoner for a time by Tigranes at Seleukeia in Commagene, and later executed there.
The two sons of Antiochos X and Selene are sent West to gain the Roman Senate’s recognition of their claims, both to the Syrian throne (which the Roman Republic acknowledges, in the right of their father) and to Egypt (in the right of their mother; this plea is denied).
www.sfagn.com /miscellanea/michael_burgess.html   (4065 words)

 Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Cleopatra III & Ptolemy IX Soter II (Lathyros)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cleopatra III was the niece of Physcon (Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II) and was married to him while her mother was still his official wife.
Lathyros was married to Cleopatra IV, his sister, but his mother repudiated the marriage and replaced her with Cleopatra Selene, who was Cleopatra IV's sister.
Cleopatra IV went to Cyprus where she tried to raise an army and to marry Ptolemy Alexander.
www.touregypt.net /32dyn09.htm   (324 words)

 Cleo and Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Selene was married to Juba, a prince of Numidia.
Selene had two children, Ptolemy and Drusilla, and she died in the year 6 CE.
When Selene (full name: Cleopatra Selene, who was, with her twin Alexander Helios, born in 40 BCE) grew up, she was married (in 30 BCE according to Desmond) to the Numidian prince Juba, who had a Greek education.
demipagan.freeyellow.com /Netjer/Cleopatra-children-thread.html   (1049 words)

 Cleopatra S Children Fate
Cleopatra is a name which has evoked powerful images of sovreignity, femininity, beauty, and cunning throughout history.
Cleopatra is perhaps one of the most famous queens of all time.
cleopatra egypt- cleopatra egypt Cleopatra VII was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria, which was then the capital of Egypt.
www.which-psychic.com /13/cleopatra-s-children-fate.html   (957 words)

 Juba II & Cleopatra Selene   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cleopatra Selene and Juba II were each offspring of rulers who ended up on the losing side.
Selene’s parents were the Ptolemaic queen of Egypt, Cleopatra VII (whose name means "Father's Glory"), and her consort/husband the Roman general Marc Antony.
Selene and Juba had a son named Ptolemy who ruled Mauretania from 23 CE until his murder in 40 CE by order of his cousin, the Roman emperor Caius Caesar, known as Caligula.
www.ruark.org /coins/Mauretania   (2725 words)

 Ptolemy XII
, succeeded by Ptolemy XIII and Cleopatra VII
Ptolemy IX, since it is generally supposed that Cleopatra V was a daughter of Ptolemy IX.
Subsequent research has shown that Neos Philopator was almost certainly the posthumous epiklesis of a son of Cleopatra II chosen at the time of his inclusion in the dynastic cult, most likely Memphites, which excudes him as a candidate.
www.geocities.com /christopherjbennett/ptolemies/ptolemy_xii.htm   (8745 words)

 Cleopatra Selene Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cleopatra VII of Egypt, last of the Ptolemaic dynastyPtolemaic rulers of Egypt, lover of Roman RepublicRoman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and the subject of several plays (including one by William ShakespeareShakespeare) and various films.
* Six other Egyptian queens: Cleopatra I of EgyptCleopatra I, Cleopatra II of EgyptCleopatra II, Cleopatra III of EgyptCleopatra III, Cleopatra IV of EgyptCleopatra IV, Cleopatra V of EgyptCleopatra V and Cleopatra VI of EgyptCleopatra VI.
* Cleopatra (band)Cleopatra is a musical group from the United KingdomUK who had several hits in the 1990s.
www.echostatic.com /Cleopatra_Selene.html   (181 words)

 Cleopatra VII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cleopatra VII inherited the throne at age 17, with the proviso that she marry her younger brother, Ptolemy XIV, aged 10.
While Cleopatra VII obviously used her female assets to win over two important men of Rome, it must be remembered she was a woman in a man’s world.
Woman thought to be Cleopatra VII, or possibly her daughter Cleopatra Selene.
www.ancientroute.com /people/cleopatra7.htm   (331 words)

 Juba II - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Juba II
Juba II of Numidia (52 BC - 23 AD) was the husband of Cleopatra Selene, the daughter of Mark Antony and Cleopatra.
After Cleopatra Selene died, Juba married Glaphyra, daughter of King Archelaus of Cappadocia and widow of a grandson (Alexander) of Herod the Great, but they apparently divorced, because she later married another (Archelaus) of Herod's grandsons.
When Juba died in 23 A.D., his son Ptolemy of Mauretania succeeded him on the throne, but Caligula killed him in 40 A.D. and annexed Mauretania to Rome.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Juba-II.html   (369 words)

 Mystical Henna: The Sacred Art of Mendhi
During the third and fourth dynasties, when the great pyramids were being built, Cleopatra went to extreme lengths to protect and enhance her royal beauty with henna.
Cleopatra Selene brought henna to Morocco only to find it was already there.
Cleopatra’s daughter was to learn more about the secrets of henna, because in Morocco the use of henna went beyond the purpose of beautification and adornment.
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 Berenice III
Only if she was a daughter of Cleopatra Selene could there be no doubt about her legitimacy, since Cleopatra IV, unique amongst Ptolemaic queens, was married to Ptolemy IX before his accession, and her divorce was a condition imposed by Cleopatra III for accepting him (Justin 39.3).
2, in preferring Cleopatra IV as her mother, notes that Berenice III could then have been born as early as 120, making her as old as 40 on her accession.
are a formulaic error, the examples of the children of Ptolemy II by Arsinoe I posthumously adopted by Arsinoe II, Cleopatra III as "daughter" of Ptolemy VIII, and the sons of Ptolemy IX probably by Cleopatra IV and adopted by Cleopatra Selene suggest that the possibility of adoption is real.
www.geocities.com /christopherjbennett/ptolemies/berenice_iii.htm   (2111 words)

 Chronology & Genealogy of the Ptolemy's.
Cleopatra II 1 Child: Memphites, killed by his father m.
Cleopatra IV 2 Children?: 1) Cleopatra-Berenice III 2) Cleopatra V Selene m.
Cleopatra V Selene 3 Children: 1) Cleopatra VI Tryphaena 2) Berenice IV 3) Cleopatra VII m.
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 Cleopatra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cleopatra VII of Egypt, last of the Ptolemaic rulers of Egypt, lover of Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and the subject of several plays (including one by Shakespeare) and various films.
See Cleopatra (movie) for movies based on the life of Cleopatra of Egypt
Cleopatra is a musical group from the UK who had several hits in the 1990s.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/cl/Cleopatra.htm   (139 words)

Cleopatra was 39 years old when she died.
Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh, was indeed an unusual woman.
Cleopatra Selene married King Juba II of Maurentania.
www.fortunecity.com /victorian/gauguin/105/cleo.html   (774 words)

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