During the ptolemic period in ancient egypt, several queens named cleopatra rose to power the most famous and influential of these was cleopatra vii, the daughter of ptolemy xii (ptolemy auletes) and cleopatra v she came to power at the age of 18 in march of 51 bc, ruling jointly with her 10. 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 great's death in 323 bce to about 30 bce she was a talented and resourceful individual of great charm but ruthless when she felt she had to be. Cleopatra was born a princess with 4 four other siblings after her father's death, cleopatra and her brother, ptolemy xiii, became married (yes, i know incest is gross) and took over the as co-leaders of egypt. 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 during her age, but as the lover of the roman emperors julius caesar (100–44 bce ) and, later, mark antony (c 81–30 bce ), cleopatra has become a romantic legend in modern times. Cleopatra, queen of egypt, was one of the most famous women in historyher full name was cleopatra vii thea philopator (69 bc – 12 august 30 bc) she was the last of the pharaohs set up in egypt by alexander the greatby descent, she was a eqyption princess after her death, egypt became the roman province of aegyptus the main historical source for her life is plutarch's life of antony.
Cleopatra vii was the last person to rule egypt as an egyptian pharaoh after her death egypt became a roman province she was a member of the ptolemaic dynasty (a royal family which ruled egypt during the hellinistic period-323 bc to 146 bc) of ancient egypt. Cleopatra vii philopator (greek: κλεοπάτρα φιλοπάτωρ late 69 bc – august 12, 30 bc), known to history as cleopatra, was the last pharaoh of ancient egypt she was a member of the ptolemaic dynasty, a family of greek origin that ruled ptolemaic egypt after alexander the great's death during the hellenistic periodthe ptolemies, throughout their dynasty, spoke greek and. The struggle with her teenage brother over the throne of egypt was not going as well as cleopatra vii had hoped in 49 bc, pharaoh ptolemy xiii—also her husband and, by the terms of their. Cleopatra vii, often simply called “cleopatra,” was the last of a series of rulers called the ptolemies who ruled egypt for nearly 300 years she was also the last true pharaoh of egypt.
Not a goddess, but her love affair with julius caesar changed the course of world history she was the last of the line of ptolemy, one of alexander the great's generals------gor. Introduction in the case of cleopatra the biographer may approach his subject from one of several directions he may, for example, regard the queen of egypt as a thoroughly bad woman, or as an irresponsible sinner, or as a moderately good woman in a difficult situation. (“cleopatra vii biography – life, family, children, death, history, wife, son, old, information, born, house”) cleopatra is the most well-known pharaoh of ancient egypt, cleopatra rose from an unpopular change in normality, to a great and loved queen that all the world remembered even long after her death. This quote from shakespeare’s play, antony and cleopatra, is the most befitting description of the legendary queen of ancient egypt, cleopatrashe is perhaps the most popular female icon and her charisma is kept alive even today, thanks to the numerous movies and plays describing her life.
Cleopatra vii, queen of egypt, lover of caesar and anthony, born b in egypt, died 30 b possibly suicide by snake bite (asp) after the death of mark antony find this pin and more on nile style: egyptian cuisine and culture by amy riolo. The life of cleopatra has captivated people in terms of her love affairs, and her striving for control of egypt cleopatra, born in 69 bc, grew up in a life of luxury and royalty in which she was permitted to educate herself after the death of her father, ptolemy xii, cleopatra rose to power at the. Cleopatra vii (c 69-30 bce, reigned 51-30 bce) was the last ruler of egypt before it was annexed as a province of romealthough arguably the most famous egyptian queen, cleopatra was actually greek and a member of the ptolemaic dynasty (323-30 bce) which ruled egypt after the death of alexander the great (356-323 bce) cleopatra is probably best known for her love affair with the roman.
A posthumous painted portrait of cleopatra vii of ptolemaic egypt, from roman herculaneum, made sometime between 30 bc, ie cleopatra’s death, and 79 ad, ie the destruction of herculaneum by the volcanic eruption of mount vesuvius it is located in the national archaeological museum of naples. After the death of cleopatra vii her three children by mark anthony, cleopatra selene, alexander helios and ptolemy philadelphia, were taken torometo be part of the great triumph of octavian in 29 bc. Cleopatra vii was the last ruler of the ptolemaic dynasty, ruling egypt from 51 bc - 30 bc she is celebrated for her beauty and her love affairs with the roman warlords julius caesar and mark antony. Cleopatra’s reign began and ended with tragedy, but was maintained by exploited love connections cleopatra vii philopator was born in 69 bc in alexandria, egypt (“cleopatra: the woman”.
Cleopatra followed caesar back to rome, but after his assassination in 44 bc, she returned to egypt ptolemy xiv died mysteriously at around this time, and cleopatra made her son caesarion co-regent. Birth and death of a memorable queen: cleopatra vii was born 69 bc and committed suicide on august 30, 30 bc 2 rome attacks egypt and cleopatra cleopatra took her own life some say she forced an asp to bite her (an egyptian cobra or a viper), which would have been a horribly painful death. Cleopatra vii was known for the love she had of her country, a love so great that would lead her to any means necessary for the good of it she was born into a macedonian family who had power and rule over egypt. Following cleopatra's death, egypt became a province of the roman empire legacy in the centuries since her reign, the life of cleopatra has captivated historians, storytellers and the general public.