Cleopatra - Queen of Egypt and the last pharaoh. She was 17 or 18 when she became queen. Cleopatra was a shrewd politician who spoke nine languages. During her reign, Egypt became closely aligned with the Roman Empire.

Cleopatra - Queen of Egypt and the last pharaoh. She was 17 or 18 when she became queen. Cleopatra was a shrewd politician who spoke nine languages. During her reign, Egypt became closely aligned with the Roman Empire.

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The Royal Treatment: Beauty Products Inspired by Cleopatra Written by Ashley - Harvard University

The Royal Treatment: Beauty Products Inspired by Cleopatra Written by Ashley - Harvard University

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This statue is very rare. It is one of seven in the world identified as the most famous queen of Egypt: Cleopatra VII. Cleopatra VII was born in Macedonian family called the Ptolemies, who were famous for their vicious infighting. Matricide, patricide and fratricide were common in many generations, including Cleopatra VII's. She had several relatives killed so she might survive. For generations the Romans coveted Egypt, a bountiful sours of grain they could use to feed their army. Th...

This statue is very rare. It is one of seven in the world identified as the most famous queen of Egypt: Cleopatra VII. Cleopatra VII was born in Macedonian family called the Ptolemies, who were famous for their vicious infighting. Matricide, patricide and fratricide were common in many generations, including Cleopatra VII's. She had several relatives killed so she might survive. For generations the Romans coveted Egypt, a bountiful sours of grain they could use to feed their army. Th...

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Timeline of ancient egypt. Part of my Ancient Egypt wallchart, available at: http://www.usefulcharts.com/ancient-egypt-history-mythology/

Timeline of ancient egypt. Part of my Ancient Egypt wallchart, available at: http://www.usefulcharts.com/ancient-egypt-history-mythology/

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List of Epic Queens  (part 1/3): Hatshepsut / Nefertiti/ Artemisia of Caria/ Cleopatra VII/ Livia Augusta/ Agrippina Minor/ Boudica

List of Epic Queens (part 1/3): Hatshepsut / Nefertiti/ Artemisia of Caria/ Cleopatra VII/ Livia Augusta/ Agrippina Minor/ Boudica

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Pin-up Girls of History-Cleopatra  Artist:	Henry Clive  Date:	1946  Medium:	Oil on illustration board

Pin-up Girls of History-Cleopatra Artist: Henry Clive Date: 1946 Medium: Oil on illustration board

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I'm just reading this book now....and its amazing.  The author does a great job of storytelling ...not just repeating historical facts you can pull up on Wikipedia.  Get it!    The section on Cleopatra is my favorite thus far.

I'm just reading this book now....and its amazing. The author does a great job of storytelling ...not just repeating historical facts you can pull up on Wikipedia. Get it! The section on Cleopatra is my favorite thus far.

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