Cleopatra VII (69-30 BC), Egyptian queen (of Macedonian descent) was the last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt. A master of self-presentation, she was the first to craft for herself an image or, to be precise, a number of images. Depending on the audience, she might present herself as a goddess, a political leader, or an alluring and exotic woman.
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The Young Cleopatra
Caesar and Cleopatra in Alexandria
Cleopatra in Rome
Antony and Cleopatra in Tarsus
Fulvia and Octavia
The War of Words
Inseparable in Death
The Fate of Egypt
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