I will argue here that the crocodile was specifically selected for Cleopatra Selene by Cleopatra VII
, and that this selection was intended to recall a significant event that occurred at the foundation of the Ptolemaic dynasty, and comprised part of a wider strategy of reconstituting the empire of Ptolemy I Soter and Ptolemy II Philadelphos.
reaffirms the tax exempt status of these people in this document.
The brilliant young Armenian-born Canadian soprano, Isabel Bayrakdarian, has enjoyed great success with various operatic characterizations of Cleopatra VII
, the legendary Queen of the Nile, who, at 18, ascended the throne of Egypt, charmed both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and died, clasping a poisonous snake to her breast, at the age of 39.
Its modern tourist infrastructure guarantees we can visit with Ramses II or Queen Nefertiti, or the infamous Cleopatra VII
, in the same comfort and with the same tender loving care that they enjoyed.
I do not say you will easily discover a black basalt bust of Cleopatra VII
of the quality shown at the exhibition, but you will find Roman jewellery of the kind that was fashionable in Egypt during Antony's Roman occupation.
4) Egyptian Queen Cleopatra VII
came to Rome to seek audience with
Carved from red granite, the Colossal King and Queen statues represent rulers from the Ptolemaic era, the dynasty that included Cleopatra VII
Washington, April 21 ( ANI ): An Italian Egyptologist has rediscovered a sculpture of Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene, the offspring of Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII
, at the Egyptian museum in Cairo.
this time due to the famous suicide of Cleopatra VII
of Egypt, who is
The Dynastic Politics of Cleopatra VII
") deal with the last representative of the Ptolemaic monarchy, Cleopatra VII
EHCA officials presented maps and underwater photos taken at the site of the ruins of the Timonium, the palace where Queen Cleopatra VII
of Egypt and Caesar Marcus Antonius courted one another for three years from 32BC to 30BC before both committed suicide after the fall of their kingdom at the hands of Octavian, the conquering Roman warrior.
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 items from her sunken palace in Alexandria and other ancient sites that were significant during her life as queen.