Essays Tagged: "Cleopatra"


ary of her career, but made little use of the primary source available (Plutarch)The movie entitled Cleopatra presents a moderately accurate portrayal of the events that transpired from 48 B.C. to 44 ... ory of that time. The creators of this movie did have evidence to back up the love interest between Cleopatra and Anthony,and needed to make the movie interesting to modern audiences.There appears to ...

(10 pages) 172 0 3.6 Jul/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Life of Alexander the Great. From birth to death, this essay covers it all. Many little known facts Did you know that Alexander the Great was gay? Even has a works cited!

name was Olympias, daughter of King Neoptolemus I of Epirus. Alexander had one younger sister named Cleopatra (Encarta pg. 1).The people of Macedonia were a semi-Greek culture. They spoke Greek but th ... y, and in a few decades he conquered most of Greece (Alexander pg. 1).Unfavorably for Alexander and Cleopatra, their parents hated each other a lot. Philip had other less important wives and children ...

(7 pages) 353 4 2.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is a two page essay describing cleopatra's poltical strategies in egypt.

Cleopatra An Egyptian RulerHow we see Cleopatra today is through archaeology. The best representatio ... trays her as having many life events in common with the Goddess Isis. Even though the whole idea of Cleopatra being identified with Isis was mainly used for Egyptian propaganda, her story was ironical ... ontend for his right to the thrown.As you can see this story has many similarities to the events of Cleopatra's life.Cleopatra was a single mother who had a child, Caesarian, with the great "ruler" of ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

In Shakeapear's play, Antont and Cleopatra, How does Enobarbus' description of Cleopatra in her barge re - inforce what we have already learned of Egypt and its queen?

s is basically a person without moral values. They do not respect the Egyptian people, and they see Cleopatra as a typical Egyptian - Philo makes this clear to us from the beginning. However, we learn ... phere of Egypt is reflected in the people and their attitudes. The fact that our first meeting with Cleopatra sees her with a train of people and a parade reflects that the people are proud of their c ...

(10 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

biography on cleopatra

CleopatraCleopatra was born in 69 BC in Alexandria, Egypt. She was born into royalty and took over t ... e kingdom when her father Ptolemy Auletes died, in the springtime of 51 BC. The law made it so that Cleopatra was forced to marry. So she married her brother Ptolemy XIII when he was twelve, however s ... Alexandria. He brought with him soldiers and it was obvious to everybody what his intentions were. Cleopatra saw this as an opportunity and had herself smuggled in through enemy lines rolled in a car ...

(2 pages) 187 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"The Telecasters"

cally, one of the well-known Shakespeare characters-like Othello (who appears in the title number), Cleopatra (in "Half The Fun"), Romeo and Juliet (in "Star-crossed Lovers"). The movement that I pick ...

(14 pages) 43 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Shakespeare's "As You Like It" and "Twelfth Night".

When speaking about Cleopatra's undying charm, Enobarbus stated,Age cannot wither her, nor custom staleHer infinite vari ...

(6 pages) 71 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Women in ancient societies.

and ruled their families with the sheer force of their personalities, but they were the exception. Cleopatra, one of the most famous women of all time, tried to find a balance between independence an ... pendence and co-operation with Rome. E.M. Forster states that, "It is almost impossible to think of Cleopatra as an ordinary person." (Prior, 1998:p1) Although Cleopatra was considered vastly renowned ...

(8 pages) 147 1 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Antony & Cleopatra, by William Shakespeare "Explore Shakespeare's presentation of Cleopatra through her death - Act 5, Scene 2 - from "What poor an instrument," and Act 1, Scene 5."

As Act 5, Scene 2 is the scene where Cleopatra dies; Shakespeare needed to make this scene dramatic in order for one of his eponymous cha ... ange in her personality can be noted since Antony's death.The passage of Act 5, Scene 2 begins with Cleopatra remarking, "What poor an instrument may do a noble deed!" when she is told the Clown bring ... ng her asps has arrived. The comment may refer simply to the Clown who is obviously lower status to Cleopatra, and her remarking that she has to stoop to his level so that she can be reunited with Ant ...

(10 pages) 74 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Cats and Dogs The Difference Between Men and Women

controversial topics among humans for decades. Famous cats date as far back as the Egyptian throne. Cleopatra had a cat rule with her on the throne. Cats were said to be Gods, and in some cases held h ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Describe the dramatic effect of Enobarbus as a character focussing on two or three scenes of your choice.

ving act upon her, she hath such a celerity in dying." Throughout this expression of his opinion of Cleopatra, the audience begins to understand the conflicting worlds that are Rome and Egypt. Another ... ft unseen a wonderful piece of work." His character captures the sense of drama and falseness about Cleopatra while Antony reiterates the strong Roman work ethic. This, again, holds the two worlds up ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Elizabeth Taylor

ed in films like National Velvet and the Lassie movies to the megastar that appeared in movies like Cleopatra. She has had a terrible personal life filled with divorces and sickness. But she has stuck ... e of her best performances in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Her affair with Richard Burton hyped her movie Cleopatra to an extent that was never seen before, and they did several movies and shows together.A ...

(2 pages) 49 2 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is it fair to call Aeneid Book 4 "The Tragedy of Dido"?

ill bitter about the loss of Anthony who could have become a fantastic leader. He fell in love with Cleopatra and neglected Rome, and so Octavian became the leader. It seems as though Virgil's inclusi ...

(8 pages) 73 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Alexander The Great

g Neoptolemus I. He was known wide to be a great powerful man. Alexander had a younger sister named Cleopatra. The whole family had a lot of very important background. It was a fact that Alexander and ...

(6 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Painted Desert and Cleopatra's Needles.

Cleopatra's needles are two of the twenty-six obelisks in the world today. Egypt gave the Cleopatra' ... e collared lizard are found in the desert, too. Painted Desert is a rare desert that changes colors.Cleopatra's Needles are made of red granite and was made for monuments to the sun god Re by Egyptian ... d because they were built from 1500 to 1200 BC. The monuments are not known why they are called the Cleopatra's needles, but some people say for a romantic fashion.

(1 pages) 13 0 2.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Emerald: History & Analysis of a Famous Green Gem

today, but the two main classifications are Synthetic and Non-Synthetic Emeralds.During the rule of Cleopatra in Egypt, the people were the first to have used emeralds around 2000 BC. Cleopatra had cl ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Report on Livia, her life, her doings.

ower and presence. She was not the first one of course, there were others, we remember the likes of Cleopatra and many other ancient predecessors, but basically there was none as special as Livia. As ...

(10 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Three Most Important Battles in European History Before 1700.

Octavian would go on to win the battle. Afterwards, Mark Antony would commit suicide and his lover, Cleopatra, would attempt to negotiate a truce. This victory for Octavian would give him the title of ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

With reference to both ancient and modern sources, assess the impact of Cleopatra VII on the Egyptian and Roman worlds

The story of Cleopatra and the events that occurred during her rule has changed over the years due to different i ... d the people of Egypt and Rome. Whether it is constructive or destructive, it cannot be denied that Cleopatra has had a huge impact on the Egyptian and Roman worlds in a variety of ways. Although the ... people and brought down the Roman empire, while modern writers have begun to reexamine this view of Cleopatra, trying to shed light on her achievements in improving Egypt, like repairing buildings, ya ...

(6 pages) 33 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs

and over 5 Queens. Some of the most famous kings and queens were: Ramses II, Ramses III, King Tut, Cleopatra, and Nefertiti.Ramses II (reigned 1279-1212 BC), ancient Egyptian king, third ruler of the ... , was found virtually intact by the British archaeologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon in 1922.Cleopatra (69-30 BC), ill-fated queen of Egypt (51-30BC), celebrated for her love affairs with Juliu ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt