Cleopatra: "Queen of Kings"
- Name: Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator
- Born: 69 B.C. in Alexandria, Egypt
- Died: August 12, 30 B.C in Alexandria, Egypt
- She died when she was 39 with being the last Macedonian dynasty ruler.
- Cleopatra was the queen of Egypt
- She became queen when she was 17 in 51 B.C.
History of Cleopatra
- Her family ruled for hundreds of years of Egypt.
- She beat five siblings out of throne to become queen at 17.
- She also wanted to take over the world with Mark Antony that ended in war called the Battle of Actium.
- She was queen for 21 years.
- Cleopatra married her 10 year old brother, Ptolemy XIII.
This is her first husband and Caesarion's father.
Mark Antonius (Antony)
This is her second husband and the father of her fraternal twins and other son, Ptolemy Philadelphus.
Shu and Tefnet
This is Mark and Cleopatra's fraternal twins, Cleopatra Selene and Alexander Helios.
- Cleopatra's family ruled Egypt for hundreds of years and she was the last Macedonian dynasty ruler.
- She become queen at 18 and was queen for 21 years.
- She had a relationship with Julius Caesar, but it had to be secret and had a son with him.
- Cleo married Mark Antonius (Antony) in secret and had a set of twin girls and a son with him.
- She married her brother.
- In order to get what she wanted, she would use sexuality to get it.
- Cleo had five siblings and beat all five of them for power.
- She was captured by Octavian because he wanted power over Egypt.
- She was the last active Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
- She was queen of Egypt and wanted more power and to rule the world with Mark Antony.
- Cleo married Mark Antonius (Antony) in secret.
- She had a relationship with Julius Caesar, but it had to be a secret also.
- Cleopatra understood what power was and knew how to pick the men. She chose to be with powerful men.
- She died from a poisoned hairpin.
- Cleopatra had 2 marks on her wrist from her hairpin.
- Poison trade was big business in Egypt and the flowers: aconite, henbane, and hemlock are poisonous flowers.
- Ambitious- An earnest desire for some type of achievement or distinction, as power, honor, fame, or wealth, and the willingness to strive for its attainment
- Asp-A very, very poisonous snake
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- Nook- A corner, as in a room
- Cranny- A small, narrow opening in a wall, rock, etc.; chink; crevice; fissure