All but a year and a half later, Rome declared war on Ptolemy XIII and Cleopatra is crowned queen once again by Caesar himself. Ptolemy XIII died near the end of the war, some think by command of Cleopatra. She ruled with her other brother, Ptolemy XIV, and with the ties with Rome, were successful. 46-44
Julius Caesar married his third and last wife Calpurnia in 59 BC when she was only sixteen years old. She was unable to have children and that did cause a lot of tension between Caesar and Calpurnia. While Caesar was away at war for two years he cheated on Calpurnia with Cleopatra and she got pregnant. Caesar did it because he wanted to make her the Queen of Egypt also because it would expand
HOLIDAY ESSAY Was Mary I’s reign entirely bad? By Lily Ellis Mary I’s reign started in 1553 and ended when she died in 1558. She was born to King Henry VIII of England and his first of six wives, Catherine of Aragon, in 1516 in Greenwich. Soon after, Henry VIII divorced Catherine of Aragon, claiming that their marriage was illegal, affecting Mary’s status severely. Her mother was a devout Catholic, so Mary also became one.
First, the death of Hippolyte occurs with little note, and Theseus’ marriage to Phaedra comes after the event. The events are also out of order from Apollodorus in that after telling her nurse of her affections for Hippolytus, Phaedra hangs herself and leaves a note accusing Hippolytus of raping her. Theseus returns to his home to find her dead and reads the note. Enraged, he exiles Hippolytus and prays to Poseidon for his destruction. Theseus is then visited by Artemis who reveals Phaedra’s deception.
Hatshepsut: An Egyptian Mystery From Egypt’s beginning a queen’s power was always traced back to the king, whether they were the king’s mother, primary wife, sister, daughter, etc. A true queen of Egypt consisted of either a king’s mother or primary wife, while a king’s daughter may be a potential queen she did not hold the same amount of power as the others (Robins 23). Hatshepsut was born during the eighteenth dynasty to Thutmose I and Ahmose and was raised within a royal family and could witness the inner workings of the royal court from a young age. As she grew older she was married to her half-brother Thutmose II. Although they never had any male children of their own, Thutmose II had a son with a secondary wife; this son would live
She tricked them by taking it apart every night so she would never finish and would get some time for Odysseus to arrive. Homer says, “So every day she wove on the great loom / but every night by torchlight she unwove it; / and so for three years she deceived Akhaians.” (II, 112-114). In this quote, it shows in detail what and how long Penelope tricked the suitors into waiting for her. Much like Penelope, Juliet had an offer for someone to marry her after Romeo left. Paris offers to marry Juliet and her dad finally chooses himself that she will and sets a date.
Tamora, taken captive by the Romans, was forced to wed Saturninus who is king of the Romans. Before Tamora was taken hostage she was queen of the Goths. One would assume that Tamora sustained a lot of power given the fact that she was once queen of the Goths then made queen of Rome which could not be farther from the veracity of the situation. During this time, women were essentially owned by their husbands when they were wed.
Suggesting back to when the speaker called her father a fascist, believing all women love one, maybe this was the speaker falling for her very own fascist. The speaker continues on and described the man as a “vampire" who drained her for not only one year, but seven, suggesting that she did go on to marry the model of her father, and thus being in an unhappy marriage. The girl could have been drawn towards the man because he remembered the girl of her father, and her father died when she was young maybe she was left with a need to have someone like her father around. The speaker falling for a man whose actions mirrored her father 's behaviors suggest that though she had already begun acknowledging who her father truly was, the memories of him still had a control over her and some of her life decisions. But the speaker suggests that though her marriage did last seven year, the young girl still gets her revenge.
She was born in 1542 and a week later her father died. When she was six years old she was shipped to France to marry the Dauphin, Francois Valois. Even though she did this in order to secure a Catholic alliance, she loved Francois, but he was very sickly and died. Mary was distraught after his death for they
But because she was an illegitimate child, many people believed that she was not fit to rule. Since all her advisors were men, they told Elizabeth to find a suitor to marry so that they would have a male heir to the throne. The public and her advisors also thought that a female ruler would not be able to lead the country into war. These were a few of the disadvantages for being a woman or woman ruler at that time. Mary Queen of Scots Mary queen of scots was a ruler who married a lot because of deaths and torture.