Where did Cleopatra work?
Cleopatra worked in Egypt. She was the queen.
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Cleopatra was the name of several women of the Ptolemaic dynasty ofancient Egypt. The Cleopatra that we are discussing here isCleopatra VII, who was the last queen (pharaoh) of her dynasty.Over the years she has become an icon of beauty, feminineperfection, intellectual brilliance and any other supe…r hype thatcomes to mind. In reality she was an unpopular leader of acrumbling dynasty, trying desperately to keep her country frombeing swallowed up by Rome. She failed. After her suicide,misconceptions about her began and continue to this day. ( Full Answer )
I got it to work by clicking: Start Button (or whatever it's now called in Vista) All programs Sierra Pharaoh & Queen of the Nile Right-click the Pharaoh & Queen of the Nile icon Click properties Click Compatibility Tab Tick Run this program in compatibility mode for: Select Wind…ows 2000 from the drop-down menu Tick Run this program as an administrator Click OK Now when you run the program, click "Allow" (if you have User Access Control turned on, which is default with Vista) and away you go! ( Full Answer )
She married many men and spoke 9 languages. She was an Egyptian ruler who lived from 69 BC to 30 BC. She sometimes was called the "Queen of the Nile." She was the subject of a Shakespeare play and had many movies.
By origin she was from Greek, her great grandfather was a generalin Alexander the Great's army and when he died his empire was splitup Ptolemy got Egypt. Also Cleopatra was the only one in her familyline who bothered to learn the Egyptian tongue.
Hardly. The concept of "charity work" is a modern one. In the ancient world the closest thing to charity work would be when a natural disaster such as an earthquake hit a town and the ruler would send in aid to help in clearing away the rubble and sometimes help to rebuild the public buildings. Othe…rwise, it was up to the individuals to look after themselves. Cleopatra was no exception to this rule. ( Full Answer )
Free trade, but only to a limited number of Marc Antony's cronies. Otherwise, Cleopatra did very little for the world. It was not her concern. All she worried about was Egypt and keeping what she had. The taxes on ships using Alexandria's harbor and also on the goods that they brought, were just a c…ouple of sources for her great wealth. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra was the last independent queen of ancient Egypt. She died by committing suicide by some type of poison, or as modern research is saying, by a combination of three poisons.
Cleopatra lived in luxury in Egypt with her 5 siblings. She ate thebest foods, had very fine clothing, attended the most distinguishedceremonies and banquets. She had her own personal tutor, whomtaught her to speak six different languages.
yes she had 4.. Her oldest child was called Caesarion, the twins were called Cleopatra Selene and Alexander Helios. The youngest was called Ptolemy Philadephus (Ptolemy 15 th ). the first was with Julius Cesar and the other 3 were with Marc Anthony
Cleopatra was a queen because her father left the kingdom to her and her brother jointly. After the civil war with her brother, Julius Caesar made her the joint ruler with her remaining brother.
Yes, she was a Macedonian Greek on her father's side. Because we don't know who her mother was, we can't say for certain if she had any other ethnic blood.
Anthony and Cleopatra is a Shakespearean play. It's story focusedon the lives of Queen Cleopatra of Egypt and Marc Anthony.
It was not all Cleopatra's fault to bring down her Ptolemaic dynasty. Throughout the genealogy of Ptolemaic history, Alexander the Great who died left his successors to fight for the game of thrones leaving Alexander's family dead in position. Ptolemy one of Alexander's companion sneakingly took the… kingdom in Egypt and part of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Ptolemy started to take the power and authority to increase the economy in Alexandrian and oppose against all the sucessors in other parts of the Alexandrian kingdom for stable throne. Ptolemy later descendants began to decay with incest relationship and siblings rivalry. Up to Ptolemy VIII, Ptolemy VIII began to tear the kingdom apart by having incest relationship with his sister and his niece and killing off some of his sister's descendants while losing their claimed territories. Then, with Ptolemy the XII, Ptolemy faced enemies in Alexandrian but was entreated well with the Egyptians since he wanted to form embassy with Rome who held the most powerful position. Nevertheless, the Alexandrians roared against Roman Domination. As Cleopatra was trained by her father in politics, she tried to ally with Rome and was initially unpopular in Alexandria. The Ptolemaic Dynasty decayed from the Ptolemaic geneology leading Cleopatra to struggle power against the economic downfall, famine that makes Egyptians and Alexandrians blame on the government and relationship with Rome. Cleopatra in fact tried her best to actually fixed the economy and ally with the Romans later with Marc Antony who wished to fuse the culture of Rome with Egypt. Cleopatra had political power like any female rulers today to maintain harsh situation similar to male rulers. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra was basically very smart, charming, linguistic, clever, manipulative, and ambitious. Most likely she was a romantic. She most likely looked like this: Dark brown/black hair that was wavy or curly. Prominent chin, but not in the bony way. Big brown eyes, large or average nose, full lips, ta…n or medium skin. Her heritage points to her being large boned, and not exactly thin but still attractive. Her ancestry also points to the possibility that she could be around 5'4 to 5'7 feet tall. Not very tall for someone who lived to be age 39. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra Tryphaena (VII)was born into the Ptolomy (tol-o-mee) family, a desendant of one of Alexander the great's generals which he left in charge of Egypt. She was the 3rd child, with 2 older sisters (Cleopatra VI, Berenice), a little sister (Arsinoe) and 2 little brothers (Ptolomy and Ptolomy). H…er mother disappeared from records when Cleopatra was about 3. Unfortunately, her father was in alot of debt, and was not the best ruler. Eventually he fled to rome, hoping to find refuge, support, money and soldiers. Her oldest sister, Cleopatra, took over the throne. Cleopatra died (possibly murdered) and Berenice took over. Cleopatra and Arsinoe fled to Sicily and then to rome to find her father. Eventually, She and her father, along with Arsinoe, returned to Egypt and power was restored to her father with help from the Romans. Berenice was executed. Things went ok from then, but her father died, and left the throne to her, with one catch: she had to marry her brother, who was about 15 years younger than her. This was the tradition, as the royal family was considered to be gods, and the gods should and could only marry gods, their own siblings and family. Her brother's (and husband's) advisors despised Cleopatra and brainwashed her brother into thinking she was taking to much power. They ruled Egypt for him. At this point, Julius Caesar came to visit Alexandria (i believe he was owed money by Cleopatra's father and had come to collect it). Cleopatra was banned from his apartments by her huhsband's advisors. This is when she did the famous act of being wrapped in a blanket or rug and be carried into his apartments. It was a success and Julius was instantly in love and agreed to help her. Her brother tried to fight the Romans, but the Romans and Cleopatra won. Her brother was found washed up on the beach, dead, as he was weighed dwon by his gold armour. Cleopatra and Julius were in love, even though Julius was married. Cleopoatra visited Egypt again, but had to return later, as her little sister, arsnoe was trying to take over. She came back with roman forces and overthrew her little sister. Cleopatra bore Julius a child, Ptolemy Caesar (also known as Caesarian). Then Julius was murdered and the triumvirate, consisting of Marc Antony, Octavius Caesar (Julius' nephew) and Crassus. Marc Antony was in charge of Egypt and other parts of the empire. He invited Cleopatra to rome. She came by barge. It cuased quite a stir, as it had purple ( the most expensive dye) sails, gilt deck, and many other luxeries. By the end of the visit, she and Marc were in love. She returned to Egypt. She bore Marc 3 children. Twins, Alexander Helios (Helios meaning sun) and Cleopatra Selene (selene meaning moon), and Ptolemy Philadelphus. Marc Antony's wife died, and Octavius Caesar insisted that Marc marry his sister, Octavia. He did, and Cleopatra was not happy. Marc began to neglect his empire, and Octavius saw this as an opportunity to expand his rule. He declared war on Egypt. Cleopatra and Marc decided that their best chance of winning was to have a sea battle. Meanwhile, Cleopatra was building her tomb. The sea battle was a disaster. Cleopatra's ship went the wrong way, and Marc's ship followed. The rest of the fleet thought he was abandoning the war, and all was lost. They scattered, and were killed. Cleopatra knew she was defeated. She hid in her tomb. News got to Marc that Cleopatra was in her tomb, and he thought she was dead. He asked his most faithful servant to stab him, but the servant killed himself. Marc stbbed himslef, but missed his heart and got his stomach, a painful death. He was carried to Cleopatra's tomb and hauled up the side through a window. He died in cleoptra's arms. Octavius broke into her tomb and imprisoned her in it. Her took all of Egypt's riches. Cleopatra ordered an asp (very poisonous snake) to be taken to her room in a basket of figs. She sent a note to Octavious saying she would like to be buried next to Marc Antony. When he got there it was too late. she was dead, along with her two maids, one of who was adjusting her crown, then collapsed. That's only a brief history, sorry. ( Full Answer )
it was her mother's, grandmother's, great grandmother's, great great grandmother's, and great great great grandmother's name. Also, she was her Fathers favorite child, and the name Cleopatra in greek means favoirite of her father.
Cleopatra had no concept of the senate. Although she may have heard of it, she had no idea of Roman laws or procedures. She was an eastern queen, an absolute monarch, who had no check on her authority. The republican form of government was foreign to her.
Cleopatra VII was the last monarch of Ancient Egypt. She reigned from 70 BC to 30 BC.
Here is a list of things Cleopatra loved: her pet lepord, herprivate house by the sea, writing, her physician Olympus, learningabout her people, talking with her slave girl, Julius Caesar, markAntony, and probably parts of her family. Unfortunately, the above answer is strictly from some fiction boo…k.In reality, we only have hints of the things that Cleopatraloved/liked and they were all self-centered. We know that she lovedjewelry, eating, and manipulating others to get what she wanted. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra committed suicide. Just exactly how we don't know. It's suspected that she took a poison of some kind. There is a myth that she killed herself by being bitten by an asp (cobra), but this is just a story with no truth in it. There actually is some evidence. When they had finally caught Cle…opatra, they let her go to the treasury to pay respects to Mark Anthony. They let her be. She was there with her two ladies in waiting. When the Romans came in, Cleopatra and one of the ladies in waiting was dead, one was dying. Killing people with snakes venom was a popular way to kill criminals in Alexandria. Asp venom wasnt normally what they used, but it would have appealed to Cleopatra, for it was the symbol of the royal family. She commited suicide. She would rather be dead than in the hands of the Romans, walking in a roman triumph (parade) and being jeered at , people laughing at her. Or become a slave, she would hate that. ( Full Answer )
She was born in Alexandria, which was at the time was the learning capital of the world, and was the daughter of the king Ptolemy XII, also called Auletes, which means "flute player". Her mother is unknown, but historians assume it was Cleopatra V, a cousin or sister of her father. By the time Cleo…patra was a child, her father's grip on his empire was slipping, and the threat the Romans posed to Egypt's security was too great to ignore. While he and his daughter were negotiating in Rome, Cleopatra's stepmother and her father's second wife, Cleopatra Tryphaena VI, took over the throne. Shortly afterwards, Cleopatra's older sister, Berenice IV, overthrew Cleopatra Tryphaena VI (many believed by poisoning her) and assumed power over Egypt before being executed by her father (what a lovely family). Cleopatra, age fourteen, then ruled alongside her father until his death in 51 BC. At eighteen years old, she was forced to marry her twelve year old brother, Ptolemy XIII, and was made queen of Egypt. After a long power struggle between her and her brother, Cleopatra and her younger sister, Arsinoe, were eventually forced to leave Egypt, and her brother became the only ruler. Around that time, the infamous Julius Caesar, who didn't care much for Ptolemy to begin with, was.... shall we say, "persuaded" by a very convincing Cleopatra to side with her in the plot to overthrow her brother and put herself back on the throne again. Nine months afterwards, she gave birth to their son, called Caesarion, which means "little Caesar". Shortly after Caesar began to back Cleopatra's rightful claim the the title of regent, her younger brother and husband was drowned in the Nile, likely by Caesar's command. She married her even younger brother, and was once again queen. Cleopatra was in Rome with her lover on March 15th, 44 BC, when the Roman dictator was famously assassinated by a retinue of senators. Her husband and brother died a little while afterwards (many believe his sister poisoned him) and Cleopatra married her son to secure his future. Shortly afterwards, she met her second lover, Mark Anthony, and their alliance angered Caesar's successor and nephew, Octavian. She gave birth to twins, Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene II, and one more boy, Ptolemy Philadelphus, when Octavian attacked Alexandria. During this attack, Cleopatra and and her handmaidens injected themselves with the venom of a snake, causing them to die instantly. Hope this helped. :) ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra's love was Cleopatra. Everything she did was to further her ambitions for herself and her dynasty. The men in her life, that we know of, Caesar and Marc Antony, were used as stepping stones to power, nothing else.she had four children with these dudes, 1 son with Caesar and 2girls and 1 bo…y with Marc. She also married her two younger brothers. ( Full Answer )
We don't have a complete list of all her victims. We know that she poisoned her brother/husband Ptolemy XIV, and had Marc Antony kill her sister Arsenoe because she believed that they were after her throne. We also know that she experimented on prisoners of war and slaves, to see how effective and p…ainless poisons were. After the defeat at Actium she returned to Egypt and put to death all her political enemies that she could find to avoid revolution. ( Full Answer )
She married her two half brothers, as was customary, Ptolemy XIII, and upon his death, Ptolemy XIV. At the death of Ptolemy XIV, she ruled jointly with her three-year-old son by Caesar.
Hatred of Cleopatra united the Romans behind Octavian, who declared war on her. By her defeat, she enabled Octavian to change the Roman government from an ineffective republic to a principate.
Cleopatra was queen of Egypt from Ptolemy dynasty (dynasty established by one of the Alexander the Great generals). Cleopatra lived in 1st century before Christ. Cleopatra is famous by her beauty and by her relations to powerful men of Rome (G.I. Caesar and Antonius).
Alexander the great. He was a distant ancestor if cleopatras through the ptolemaic line and his body was preserved on show I'm Alexandria at the time of her reign. She was committed to restoring as much of his and the prolomeys empire as she could. She pulled it off too, not through war but by getti…ng mark Anthony to restore territory to her that had been conquered by Rome ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra was a domineering type of person. From what historians deduce from her reign with her brother, she tried to shove him out of power. For example, the decrees that were issued by the pair had both their names on them at the beginning of their reign, but Cleopatra soon issued orders with on…ly her name on them. Her brother and his advisers wouldn't stand for this and forced Cleopatra into exile. According to Plutarch, she could also manipulate and impress those who could help her in some way, such as her manipulation of Marc Antony. Overall, she was was self-centered and used her personality to gain political allies, such as Caesar and Antony, rather than diplomacy. ( Full Answer )
She didn't . She had slaves to do it for her. She mostly favored the "melon" style of hairdo where the hair was pulled back in rows and caught in a bun at the nape of the neck. This is how she is depicted on most of her coins.
We know that her father was Ptolemy XII, but we don't know who her mother was. We do know that Cleopatra's father was married to a lady called Cleopatra V, but we do not know if she was the mother of the Cleopatra we are talking about. For various reasons, some historians think that our Cleopatra …may have been a child of one of her father's concubines. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra learned to read and write but she was never a published author. word is that she loved to write though.
No exact answer can be given. However, it is known that she usedsex as a means to get what she wanted from men.
The Cleopatra with Liz Taylor was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and the newer version with Lonor Varela was directed by Franc Roddam.
Yes, she had many assistants. Cleopatra was a queen and she had all the slaves, servants, administrators, governors and advisors connected with the government and the military. She also had her personal slaves and household staff.
Cleopatra literally owned the entire country of Egypt. Being pharaoh, she was at the top of the buracracy and the recipient of all the wealth of her country.
We don't really know her hair color, just as we don't know her eye color. When Hellenistic busts were found, purporting to be Cleopatra, all their surface paint had worn off. None of the ancient writers mention her hair color.
Actually Cleopatra did very little for the Egyptian people. She did get the country out of debt, but the benefits never trickleled down to the people. She completed a maternity house at the temple of Hathor in Dendera, but this had been started by her father. She is said to have constructed a boat… rest stop at the temple at Kon Obmbo and she built a temple to Julius Caesar. Nothing more has been discovered that can be attributed to Cleopatra---so far. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra needed no guardian, except perhaps when she was a little child. However you could say that Julius Caesar was her guardian in a sense, because he established her on the throne and made it clear to the Egyptian people that Rome was backing her. But, Cleopatra, because she was a woman did n…eed to have a male co-ruler under Egyptian law/custom. Her marriages to her brothers ended in the brothers dying, so she made her baby Caesarion her co-ruler. ( Full Answer )
To us some of the things Cleopatra did are horrible, but in reality, most of the murders she ordered were for self-preservation. She was actually no worse than other ruler of her time. We can't make the mistake of judging Cleopatra or any of the ancient people by our standards. We have to consider t…hem in the time and world in which they lived. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra could be kind when it suited her or when kindness would advance her in some way. In other words, there was always a self-serving interest in any acts of "kindness" performed by Cleopatra. However, please remember that Cleopatra was an absolute monarch, living in an era when there was no co…ncept of charity or public welfare or "giving back" as we have today. She lived according to different standards than ours. ( Full Answer )
In the Bible, Cleopatra was the daughter of Ptolemy Philomater. You can read about her in 1 Machabees, Chapter 10, verse 57.
In order to answer your question I would have to know who "he" is. You forgot to name the "he".
No Cleopatra built the obelisks called "Cleopatra's Needles". They were built by Thutmose III in about 1450 BC. and they stood before a temple in Heliopolis. When the Ptolemies conquered Egypt, they had them moved to Alexandria. The only connection they have with Cleopatra, is that they stood before… a temple to Julius Caesar that she built. The term "Cleopatra's Needles" is just a catchy name for the obelisks. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra is the Queen of Egypt in 500BC. She is a successful queen, but the last queen of Egypt.
They didn't have to work, they were royalty. Cleopatra's father worked at being a king and her mother was probably a lady of the royal court who had no need for any type of "work".
Every single Egyptian was under her power, so I say everyone in Egypt at the time of her reign.
Cleopatra was the last Pharaoh of Egypt but she actually wasn't Egyptian. One of her direct ancestors was Alexander the Great and he invaded Egypt and declared himself king or 'Pharaoh' but was not Egyptian but Greek, so Cleopatra VII was actually Greek with a little bit of Egyptian blood from past …Egyptians married into the Ptolemy royal family. Her cause of death is disputed among historians but a popular answer (it is popular because it is dramatic, semi-believable and LOTS of movies and books about Cleopatra VII use that) is that a handmaiden brought a bowl of figs to her and in that bowl of figs was a poisonous snake which she allowed to bite her on the breast so she wouldn't be captured by Octavian and brought back to Rome in chains and humiliated in public as a prisoner of war. She decided to commit suicide because her second lover/husband and father of three of her four children, Mark Antony, stabbed himself with a sword believing Cleopatra VII was dead (not true) and he died in Cleopatra VII's arms. Their palace was in the middle of being seiged by the Roman leader and general, Octavian. Octavian and his army easily defeated the small Egyptian forces and after Antony kiled himself she locked herself in her treasury room (more like palace because the Egyptians were very rich) and threatened to burn it, with herself in it, to the ground if the Romans didst leave, they didn't leave. Octavian finally gained access to the treasury room and found Cleopatra VII and two handmaidens, dead. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra held nothing in her hand when she died, except possibly the crook and flail which were symbols of an Egyptian ruler's power. This is only assumed, as one of her slaves who died with her was adjusting Cleo's diadem when she was overcome. If the queen was wearing her crown, then it is assume…d that she would also be holding the symbols of her power. ( Full Answer )
Cleopatra actually did nothing of importance. Many people seem to forget that she was only a minor queen of the Ptolemaic dynasty. However she was a victim of circumstances, so to speak. She was the tool that Octavian used to stir up resentment in Rome against Antony and ultimately the war which gav…e Octavian supreme power. Her importance has been hyped up due to the changes that occurred following her reign, her death and her personal life. ( Full Answer )
Most of the Egyptians were farmers, so worked on the land. However there were also tradesmen, crafters, boatmen and sea traders who plied their various trades. There were also scholars who worked at the Library of Alexandria and were supported by the state. (the library at Alexandria was much more t…han just books). ( Full Answer )