Cleopatra – Queen of Egypt
What would you be doing when you’re 17? Most teens would party, but when
Cleopatra was 17, she became the Queen of Egypt. Cleopatra V11 was born in 69BC.
and died in 30Bc. Between 69BC. to 30BC, she was the last pharaoh. Cleopatra
lived most of her life in Alexandra with her brother Ptolemy. Cleopatra
married her brother Ptolemy, because they wanted to rule Egypt together. They
did for quite some time. But it all changed when Ptolemy got sick and died.
After the death of Ptolemy she found a great emperor who she then fell in love
with, and then married. She then became “a woman of great ambition, intelligence,
vigor, and fascination.” That’s when she gained both the love and the
political and military support of first Julius Caesar and then Mark Antony.
Because she was a Ptolemy, Cleopatra had a negative effect on Egypt as seen in
her relationship with Julius Ceasar and Mark Antony.