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Cleopatra

  1. 1. Cleopatra : A Egyptian Goddess Dhonell Garcia 841
  2. 2. Table of contents <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>The Truth about Cleopatra </li></ul><ul><li>Life as a Pharaoh </li></ul><ul><li>Julius Ceaser </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Anthony </li></ul><ul><li>Her Death </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Cleopatra was an Egyptian pharaoh and she was great at it. But do you know that she was more then a pharaoh? I thought she was just a pharaoh too, until I did a little bit of research. Now I’m going to share with you what I found about Cleopatra. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Cleopatra <ul><li>She was said to have not been anything close to beautiful. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Even though she wasn’t beautiful, she was still a very seductive women. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>She could also sing and she was very smart. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>She could speak 9 different languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>She was the first Ptolemy pharaoh who could actually speak Egyptian </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Truth about Cleopatra <ul><li>Cleopatra was the last Egyptian queen of her time. </li></ul><ul><li>Cleopatra lived from 69-30 B.C.E. She took the throne at age 18. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though Cleopatra was an Egyptian queen, her family was Macedonian Greek. </li></ul><ul><li>During her reign, the Roman Empire threatened Egypt and won. </li></ul><ul><li>With the help of Julius Ceaser and Mark Anthony, they kept Egypt independent for 20 years </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. Life as a Pharaoh <ul><li>She ruled Egypt like no other ruler before her. </li></ul><ul><li>Her family ruled Egyptian in a succession </li></ul><ul><li>She was said to have had a relationship with Julius Ceaser and Mark Anthony. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Julius Ceaser <ul><li>Cleopatra met Julius Ceaser when she rolled herself up in a Persian carpet and was given to him. </li></ul><ul><li>Julius fell in love with Cleopatra and they had a child 9 months later. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They named their child Caesarion which means little ceaser. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cleopatra wanted Caesarion to be to next ruler so she killed anyone who stood in her way. </li></ul><ul><li>Ceaser was then assassinated on 15 March 44 BC. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Mark Anthony <ul><li>After the death of Ceaser, Mark Anthony fell in love with Cleopatra. </li></ul><ul><li>Cleopatra was the mother of his twins. </li></ul><ul><li>But Mark had to return to Rome to marry the daughter of Octavius </li></ul><ul><li>He did this so he could gain power in Rome. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Her Death <ul><li>Her reign for Egypt soon ended when she committed suicide when she lost the battle the Battle of Actium to Ceasers heir. </li></ul><ul><li>It was said, Cleopatra died because she poisoned herself or she was bitten by an asp (snake). </li></ul><ul><li>Many artists portrait that she let the asp bite her, while others say she made the asp angry enough to bite her. </li></ul><ul><li>After her death their was no more pharaohs never to rule Egypt again. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>Through this report, I have learned much about the pharaoh Cleopatra. I never even knew she existed. All I knew was her name. Now I know lots about her. I hope you now know more about Cleopatra now then I did before. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.fieldmuseum.org/cleopatra/cleopatra.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://interoz.com/Egypt/cleopatr.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleopatra </li></ul><ul><li>http://womenshistory.about.com/od/cleopatra/a/cleopatra.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Thank goodness for these sites ! </li></ul>

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