cleopatra cleopatra  /ˌkli ə ˈpæ trə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) beautiful and charismatic queen of Egypt; mistress of Julius Caesar and later of Mark Antony; killed herself to avoid capture by Octavian (69-30 BC)

News

  1. Above the river Patapsco, an engaging 'Antony and Cleopatra'

    Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra" is a funny sort of tragedy.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Happy 50th Anniversary 'Cleopatra'

    Today marks the 50th anniversary of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton's famous film, "Cleopatra."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: News Ticker via omg!

  3. Photos: Liz Taylor's 'Cleopatra' Celebrates Anniversary

    50th anniversary of 'Cleopatra'        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "Queens, especially the great ones like Nefertiti and Cleopatra, capture our imaginations," Mr Hawass said. "But it is perhaps Hatshepsut, who was both king and queen, who is the most fascinating."
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: Zahi Hawass Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "He is one of the world's Top 10 actors," Mirren told The Canadian Press in a recent phone interview. "He's just absolutely remarkable. I saw him recently in 'Caesar and Cleopatra' (on television) and he was so fabulous in that. The whole...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Helen Mirren Source: CTV.ca

  3. "Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Mark Antony - they are all iconic figures from history," said archaeologist Neil Oliver who presents the BBC documentary.
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Neil Oliver Source: BBC News

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