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  Cleopatra Thea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
164 BC - 121 BC) surnamed Euergetis (i.e., "Benefactress"), ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid kingdom, was a daughter of Ptolemy VI of Egypt and Cleopatra II of Egypt.
Cleopatra had taken the precaution of sending Antiochus IX (her son by Antiochus VII) to Cyzicus in Asia Minor (hence his surname).
From 125 BC to 121 BC, Cleopatra ruled Syria, killing Demetrius' eldest son Seleucus when he attempted to claim the throne.
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 Encyclopedia: Cleopatra VII of Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cleopatra and Caesarion at the temple of Dendera, Egypt Ptolemy XV Philopator Philometor Caesar, nicknamed Caesarion (little Caesar) (lived June 23, 47 to August, 30 BC; reigned September 2, 44 BC to August, 30 BC) was the son of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra VII of Egypt and the last pharaoh...
Cleopatra VII Philopator (ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑ, December, 70 BC or January, 69 BC–August 12?, 30 BC) was queen (The wife or widow of a king) of ancient Egypt (A republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC).
Cleopatra VII was Greek and born in Egypt, took the throne alone at the death of her father Ptolemy XII (additional info and facts about Ptolemy XII) in spring 51 BC.
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 Cleopatra VII of Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cleopatra VII Philopator (January 69 BC – August 12, 30 BC) was queen of ancient Egypt, the last member of the Ptolemaic dynasty and hence the last Hellenistic ruler of Egypt.
"Cleopatra" is Greek for "father's glory," and her full name, "Cleopatra Thea Philopator" means "the Goddess Cleopatra, the Beloved of Her Father." She was the third daughter of Ptolemy XII Auletes, a Graeco-Egyptian born in Alexandria, Egypt.
There are a number of unverifiable but famous stories about Cleopatra, of which one of the best known is that, at one of the lavish dinners she shared with Antony, she playfully bet him that she could spend ten million sesterces on a dinner.
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 Cleopatra Thea: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
She ruled Seleucid (additional info and facts about Seleucid) Syria (An Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization; involved in state-sponsored terrorism) from 125 BC to 121 BC.
Cleopatra had taken the precaution of sending Antiochus IX (her son by Antiochus VII) to Cyzicus (additional info and facts about Cyzicus) in Asia Minor (A peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey) (hence his surname).
He boarded a ship to flee, but was killed on Cleopatra's orders.
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 Cleopatra VII of Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cleopatra and Caesarion visited Rome between 46 BC and 44 BC and were present when Caesar was assassinated.
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.
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 BBC - History - Cleopatra VII (51 - 30 BC)
Cleopatra VII - 'Cleopatra, Thea Philopator, Philadelphus, Thea Neotera, Regina Regum Filiorum Regum' - was the 16th ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty, reigning over Egypt from 51-30 BC, during the Ptolemaic period.
Facing defeat, legend has it that Cleopatra turned and fled taking her treasure with her, yet recent reinterpretations of the events suggest that she was probably escaping as part of a planned manoeuvre rather than as an act of cowardice.
Antony, seeing that Cleopatra was making her escape, decided to abandon his fleet and follow her as she made for Egypt, where they continued to live for nearly a year.
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 Cleopatra VII Thea Neotera
Cleopatra VII Philopator (ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑ, December, 70 BC or January, 69 BC–August 12?, 30 BC) was queen of ancient Egypt.
Cleopatra was never in fact the sole ruler of Egypt; she only co-ruled with her father, brother, brother-husband, and son.
Cleopatra VII was Greek and born in Egypt, took the throne alone at the death of her father Ptolemy XII in spring 51 BC.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Cleopatra VII of Egypt
Cleopatra VII Philopator (Κλεοπάτρα θεά φιλοπάτωρ, December, 70 BC or January, 69 BC–August 12?, 30 BC) was queen of ancient Egypt.
Cleopatra VII was Greek and born in Alexandria, Egypt, took the throne alone at the death of her father Ptolemy XII in spring 51 BC.
The Death of Cleopatra, painted by Jean André Rixens, that was painted in 1874 and which hangs in the Musée des Augustins in Toulouse, France.
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 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".
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 Cleopatra --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
Octavian declared war on Cleopatra and Antony and defeated their joint forces at the Battle of Actium (31).
Religious propaganda declared Cleopatra the New Isis, or Aphrodite, to his New Dionysus, and it is possible (but unlikely) that they contracted an Egyptian marriage: it would not have been valid in Roman law since Romans could not marry foreigners.
Apart from their undoubted mutual affection, Cleopatra needed Antony in order to revive the old boundaries of the Ptolemaic...
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 Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
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Visit the Red Tower where Antony and Cleopatra are believed to have spent their honeymoon.
Founded by Alexander the Great and the scene of Antony and Cleopatra's love affair, Alexandria was one of the grandest cities of the ancient world.
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 Seleucid Empire, page 2 (Demetrius I - Phillip II)
Married Cleopatra Thea and Rhodogune, daughter of Mithradates I of Parthia.
He is usually shown smiling on his coins, probably before he realized that he was going to be put to death by Cleopatra Thea's son, Antiochus VIII, in 123 BC.
Cleopatra Thea and Antiochus VIII, Philometor (125 - 121 BC)
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 SFAGN: Articles, Studies and Miscellanea / The End of the Seleucids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Expelled to Cyprus by the partisans of Cleopatra (II), he took with him, as his second wife, another Cleopatra (III), the daughter of the former and Ptolemy VI, and therefore a sister of Cleopatra Thea.
Tryphaena, Grypus’ wife, was implacably hostile to her sister Cleopatra and, in spite of her husband’s protests, demanded and secured her execution, doubly shocking because the unfortunate victim had taken sanctuary in a temple which was desecrated by her murder.
Cleopatra, fearing that an alliance between him and Cyzicenus might be too much for her sent reinforcements to Grypus and Selene as a wife who had been married to Lathyrus.
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 *** The House of Ptolemy: Caesar, Cleopatra, & Marcus Antonius - the Transition to a Greco-Roman (Roman Imperial) ...
Cleopatra ruled wisely, fought mercilessly, and carried on a flaming love affair with Caesar." The preface well boasts of helpful historical input from the likes of the esteemed Dorothy Thompson, Bob Briar, and Cathy Lorber as well as popular novelist Margaret George and others.
The Cleopatra Ode, a poem by Horace, opens with a bold juxtaposition of archaic Greek literature and contemporary Roman life, as the poet moves in mid-sentence from a motto taken from Alcaeus to an allusion to the contemporary Roman feasts of the Salii.
This was: *** The House of Ptolemy: Caesar, Cleopatra, and Marcus Antonius and
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 SFAGN: Articles, Studies and Miscellanea / The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress – The Rise and Fall of Cleopatra II ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
Since the queen was the second ruling Seleukid monarch with the name Cleopatra, she should now properly be termed Queen Cleopatra II Selene, with her aunt becoming Cleopatra I Thea.
Queen Cleopatra II Selene raises the banner of rebellion in either Cilicia or in Phoenicia (or both), and issues a series of bronze coins promoting her sons’ claims, with herself in the forefront as Queen Regnant.
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 Cleopatra Thea and Antiochus VIII (#29-008) < Auctions < Archaeological Center - Licensed to sell ancient history > ...
Silver Tetradrachm, Obv.: Jugate heads of Cleopatra and Antiochus.
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 54: Antiochus VIII & Cleopatra Thea, 125 — 121 BC. AR T - Malter Galleries Inc. - Liveauctioneers
54: Antiochus VIII & Cleopatra Thea, 125 — 121 BC.
Antiochus VIII & Cleopatra Thea, 125 — 121 BC.
Jugate heads of Cleopatra Thea and Antiochus VIII rt.
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 Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator
AncientWorlds > Rome > Aedes Divi Iulii: Julius Caesar and His Times > Welcome Cleopatra > Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator
Thread: Welcome Cleopatra There are already individual threads for Pompey, Cicero, and others of Caesar's important contemporaries, but now we add Cleopatra!
It is important to speak about Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator because from 48 b.C. until 31 b.C. she has a great role in the roman republic history.
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 ~*Demetrius II Nicator "King" of Syria/~*Cleopatra Thea of Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
~*Demetrius II Nicator "King" of Syria/~*Cleopatra Thea of Egypt
Born: at: 84-10,258 Died: at: Father:~*Euergetes II Ptolemy VI of Egypt Mother:~*Cleopatra II of Egypt Other Spouses: Alexander I Balas of Syria Antiochus VIII of Syria
Name: ~*Antiochus VIII Philmeter Grypos "King"of Syria Born: at: 141 BC 83-5131 Married: at: Died: at: 96 BC Spouses: ~*Cleopatra Tryphaena of Egypt Cleopatra Selene of Egypt
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 Ancient Imports - Lot Info: #9350 gF/gF Cleopatra VII Thea AR Tetradrachm
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Description: A nice and quite scarce tetradrachm minted for Cleopatra, lover of Marc Antony and Julius Caesar
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