Cleopatras Daughter by Michelle MoranAt the dawn of the Roman Empire, when tyranny ruled, a daughter of Egypt and a son of Rome found each other...
Selenes legendary parents are gone. Her country taken, she has been brought to the city of Rome in chains, with only her twin brother, Alexander, to remind her of home and all she once had.
Living under the watchful eyes of the ruling family, Selene and her brother must quickly learn how to be Roman – and how to be useful to Caesar. She puts her artistry to work, in the hope of staying alive and being allowed to return to Egypt. Before long, however, she is distracted by the young and handsome heir to the empire...
When the elusive ‘Red Eagle starts calling for the end of slavery, Selene and Alexander are in grave danger. Will this mysterious figure bring their liberation, or their demise?
The Story of Cleopatra - Ancient History
Did Cleopatra have any children?
I have a confession to make. Obviously, the writers use ample creative license, so when I sat down to read Cleopatra by Duane W. Roller, I was eager to learn how the fictional Cleopatra and the historical one compared. Whenever I think of the name Cleopatra, only one person comes to mind. There were many reasons why Caesar and Marcus Antonius had a sexual relationship with Cleopatra. First, political relations between Rome and Egypt went back generations — it was in both of their interests to maintain close relationships. Moreover, it was common for Caesar and Marcus Antonius to have liaisons with royal women; the only difference was that Cleopatra was not shy about the paternity of her children.
Cleopatra VII was the last true pharaoh of the Ptolemy line. The Ptolemy pharaohs were of Macedonian descent and rulers of that line had sat on the throne in Egypt for three hundred years. Cleopatra is famous for her beauty and skills of seduction, but people often seem to forget that, first and foremost, she was a ruler. She first came to the throne at a young age and in troubled times, and used every skill she had to try to protect her people. One of those skills was cultivating the attention and support of powerful men. When Cleopatra was 18 her father died and the throne came to Cleopatra.
May 22, While Antony and Cleopatra have been immortalised in history and in popular The two sons Alexander Helios and Ptolemy Philadelphos She provided so much of it in Tarsus that he abandoned his wife, although that did not prevent him from returning to Alexandria as a conquering hero in 34 BC.
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Cleopatra VII had four children. One with Julius Caesar and three with Mark Anthony. Until 31 BC the family of the last Ptolemaic queen lived a magnificent life in a golden palace, one of the most luxurious places of the world. However, when Cleopatra and Mark Anthony were defeated by Octavian during the naval battle at Actium in 31 BC, this idyllic life came to a close. The future Roman Emperor, who was about to be known as Caesar Augustus, didn't give any mercy to his enemies.
Born: 69 B. Alexandria, Egypt Died: August 30, 30 B. Alexandria, Egypt Egyptian ruler. Cleopatra VII was the last ruler of Egypt from the house of the Ptolemy, a family that had ruled Egypt for generations. She earned an unfavorable reputation during her age, but as the lover of the Roman emperors Julius Caesar —44 B. Her family could be traced back to the Macedonian house of the Lagid Ptolemies, who took the throne after the death of Alexander the Great — B.