Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, was one of the most famous women in history. Her
name was Cleopatra VII Philopator and she ruled Ancient Egypt for 21 years.
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 ...
Cleopatra VII was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria, Egypt to King Ptolemy XII
Auletes. .... The biography of Cleopatra is similar to most found on the web, it
Sep 28, 2010 ... Antony and Cleopatra are among history's most famous lovers. The story of their
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The book's essays, divided into the following sections, "The Ptolemies and Alexandria," "Cleopatra
, Lady of the Two Lands," "Cleopatra
and the Power of Rome," and "Egypt in Rome: the Myth of Cleopatra
," reveal most of what is known about Cleopatra
, and provide necessary... More »
Cleopatra VII was the last ruler of Egypt from the house of the Ptolemy, a family
that had ruled Egypt for generations. She earned an unfavorable reputation ...