Cleopatra (actually Cleopatra VII) was the last of the Ptolemies, the Macedonian-descended pharaohs who ruled Egypt beginning in 304 B.C. Cleopatra has come down through history less for her administrative skills than for her beguiling ways, which she us...
Cleopatra was an Egyptian queen who had affairs with Rome's Julius Caesar
and Marc Antony. She and Antony were defeated by Octavian in the battle at ...
Legend has it that Cleopatra took her own life by succumbing willingly to the bite
of a cobra. If this story is true, was suicide by snake venom an easy way to go, ...
Ptolemy XII was reportedly the son of a concubine instead of a royal wife.
A sister of Cleopatra
and Ptolemy XIII declared herself ruler as Arsinoe IV.
, according to the stories, had herself delivered to Julius Caesar's presence in a rug and won his support. ... More »
Mar 13, 2014 ... Cleopatra VII, often simply called “Cleopatra,” was the last of a series of rulers
called the Ptolemies who ruled Egypt for nearly 300 years.
Cleopatra was born in around 69 BC. Her father Ptolemy XII died (in 51BC) when
she was 18, leaving Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy XIII as co-regents.
Cleopatra was a queen of Egypt but she was not Egyptian. She was the last of
the Macedonian Greek dynasty that ruled Egypt from the time of Alexander the ...
Kids learn about the biography of Cleopatra VII of Ancient Egypt. The last
Pharaoh and friends of Romans Julius Caesar and Marc Antony.
Cleopatra was born in 69 BC - 68 BC. When her father Ptolemy XII died in 51 BC,
Cleopatra became co-regent with her 10-year-old brother Ptolemy XIII.