Cleopatra By DiyaHyde Park
Contents Page • Who was Cleopatra? • How did Cleopatra meet her first love? • How did Cleopatra meet her second love • The death of Cleopatra • What happened next?
Who was Cleopatra? Cleopatra was born in 69 BC – 68 BC. When her father died , she and her brother Ptolemy XIII took other from their father who at the time was king. Cleopatra was the first woman pharaoh. As an Egyptian tradition, she and her brother got married like a King and Queen Fun Fact: Cleopatra was a very intelligent woman so she also became a politician who put her country first.
How Did Cleopatra Meet Her First Love In 48 BC, Egypt was caught up in the conflict in Rome between Julius Caesar and Pompey. Pompey escaped to the Egyptian capital city Alexandria, where he was killed by Ptolemy’s men . Caesar also went to Alexandria where he fell in love with Cleopatra. With the help of the Roman Military, Cleopatra was made queen again. Ptolemy was killed because of the conflict. Cleopatra and Caesar had a child together and called him Caesarion. Fact They did have adopted children
How did Cleopatra meet her second love? After Caesars assassination in 44 BC, Cleopatra returned to Egypt and made her son Caesarion co-regent. In 41 BC, Cleopatra met Mark Antony who was in dispute with Caesar’s adopted son Octavian over the Roman leadership at the time. Cleopatra fell in love with Mark Antony and had 2 sons and a daughter. Mark and Cleopatra eventually Click on the Baby to return to the contents page