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Cle·o·pat·ra

 (klē′ə-păt′rə, -pä′trə, -pā′-) 69-30 bc.
Egyptian queen (51-49 and 48-30) noted for her beauty and charisma. Octavian defeated the forces led by Cleopatra and Mark Antony at Actium (31).

cleopatra

(ˌkliːəˈpætrə; -ˈpɑː-)
n
(Animals) a yellow butterfly, Gonepteryx cleopatra, the male of which has its wings flushed with orange

Cleopatra

(ˌkliːəˈpætrə; -ˈpɑː-)
n
(Biography) ?69–30 bc, queen of Egypt (51–30), renowned for her beauty: the mistress of Julius Caesar and later of Mark Antony. She killed herself with an asp to avoid capture by Octavian (Augustus)

Cle•o•pa•tra

(ˌkli əˈpæ trə, -ˈpɑ-, -ˈpeɪ-)

n.
69–30 B.C., queen of Egypt 51–49, 48–30.
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The little grove of sycamores, reputedly, was planted by Queen Cleopatra VII the last of the line of Pharaohs descended from Ptolemy, a general of Alexander the Great.
Alexander the Great, like Cleopatra VII Philopator (the last of the Ptolemies), is the subject of a seemingly never-ending stream of monographs and articles.
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Washington, February 19 ( ANI ): A new book has cast doubt on the long held theory that Cleopatra VII, the last pharaoh of Egypt, committed suicide along with her two handmaidens soon after the conquering of her country by Rome.
The film was based on the life of famed beauty Cleopatra VII of Egypt who was married to her younger brother Ptolemy when Roman general Julius Caesar arrived in Africa, fathering a child with the young queen.
In the period 37-34 BC, two series of coins (one with Latin legends, the other Greek) were issued in Crete and Cyrenaica to mark the Roman triumvir Marcus Antonius' assignment of these territories to Cleopatra Selene, his daughter by Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt.
When Cleopatra VII inherited the throne at the age of 17, custom dictated she marry her 10-year-old brother.
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In contrast, when Cleopatra VII committed suicide in 30 BC, her death was documented by the highly literate Romans.
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