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cleopatra

klee uh pa truh

  • 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)
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  • Zahi Hawass in Telegraph.co.uk
    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."
  • Helen Mirren in CTV.ca
    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...
  • Neil Oliver in BBC News
    Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Mark Antony - they are all iconic figures from history,said archaeologist Neil Oliver who presents the BBC documentary.

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