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 (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).


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


(ˌkliːəˈpætrə; -ˈpɑː-)
(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)


(ˌkli əˈpæ trə, -ˈpɑ-, -ˈpeɪ-)

69–30 B.C., queen of Egypt 51–49, 48–30.
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of the union of Marcus Antonius and Cleopatra VII (see Roller, esp.
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.
More than 150 priceless Egyptian artifacts illuminating the life of Cleopatra VII, one of the most provocative and powerful women in history, will be on view including colossal statues, jewelry, coins, and handwritten notes from her lost palace in Alexandria.
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.
The palace of Egypt's last queen, Cleopatra VII, may become the world's first underwater museum.
of Cambridge) searches for the famous queen Cleopatra VII as she fit into the history, culture, and politics of her native Egypt, rather than the part she played in Roman history and subsequent European literature.
No study on Hellenistic Egypt would be complete without Cleopatra VII (chapters three to five).
Cleopatra vii was the last ruler of Egypt before its conquest by the Roman leader Octavian in 30BC.
The second arrival is Stanley Bursetin's REIGN OF CLEOPATRA (0313326278): a survey to Cleopatra VII and her time.