She led Egypt with her younger brother Ptolemy XIII, who was ten. She did not get along well with her brother, and they started a civil war in Egypt. Cleopatra feared losing her power, so she decided to sneak into Caesar’s palace by having Apollodorus wrap her up in a piece of bedding. She wanted to make allies with Caesar because he was such a powerful man. When Cleopatra and Caesar met, they decided to get married for political reasons.
She did not want to show people that she had lost against Octavian. After Cleopatra killed herself and denied Octavian, he murdered her son Ceasarion, which ended Egypt’s independence. Octavian then forced her children that were still living to march in his victory behind a statue of her. After that, Egypt was officially a province of Rome and all of its riches were transferred to the people who conquered it. The legacy of Cleopatra was to be retold incorrectly by Roman propagandists and carried down through modern times, since it was a disgrace for male leaders to admit that a woman could be as powerful and well educated as
England the birthday place of many talented artist, queens, and kings like Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth 1, and King Henry Vll. Who wants to find out who is the longest ruling Queen of England is? Yeah, you heard me, a queen and not a king. Queen Elizabeth ruled England for 44 years! She's important in history because she changed the course of history by killing her cousin, which by the way a friend of mine in the same history class as me is doing......@Brenna Riley Mayberry.
He was known for his six wives and high expectations for them to give birth to make heirs. Catherine of Aragon was his first wife and the mother of Mary herself. King Henry married his first wife Catherine of Aragon in 1509; in 1533 their marriage was declared annulled by the
The historical decisions Cleopatra made in her life were so remarkable and extravagant that Hollywood decided to make a movie that would capture all of Cleopatra’s life. This long 244-minute film shows some of Cleopatra’s historical actions as the last pharaoh of Egypt including the very romantic love affairs with the great Julius Cesar and the noble Mark Anthony. Hollywood was fair to Cleopatra by showing her love affairs and seduction powers
At first the messages were personal; however at the age 13, the voices told her to free her country from the English and help the Dauphin Charles gain the French throne. (St. Joan of Arc). Joan convinced the captain of the Charles VII’s forces, and then the Charles himself of her calling. Joan was given her own troops, the rank of captain and wore men’s clothing for battle. Her first task was to lead a French army against the English, who had invaded the city of Orleans.
Julius Caesar started life in a family who already had a fair political standing. He quickly climbed the Roman political system, while gaining the people 's approval. Before Caesar was at his peak, he was taken hostage by Cilician Pirates. Caesar had many opportunities in life, but he decided to take them. Caesar was born on the 12 or 13 of July, 100 B.C.. His Parents, Gaius and Aurelia Caesar, were already a politically important family, because they belonged to the Marian faction.
Alexandria Victoria Wettin was a “stubborn, loving, temperamental, imperious, and kind” woman (Ashby 106), and each one of those qualities helped her to rule a successful and expansive empire, even in her most grievous of times. She was brought up by her mother, Princess Mary Louise Victoria of Saxe-Coburg, under very strict rules and groundlines that shielded her from society for much of her childhood (Felder 134). She was crowned the British monarch in 1838 at nineteen and embraced values such as “duty, family, conscience, morality, and stability” (Felder 134). She came to rule during the Industrial Revolution, when the British empire was populated with coal mines and cloth factories (Bernard 7). Queen Victoria, as she was known to her
Eleanor Roosevelt's Lifelong Journey to Success Eleanor Roosevelt is one of the most influential women to go down in history and should be a role model for men and women of all ages, races, and religions. Not only was she the voice for many Americans, she also showed her compassion for human rights by making constant efforts to reach out to and stand up for the people. Eleanor Roosevelt was the niece of President Theodore Roosevelt, who served his term from 1901 to 1909. She was raised in a wealthy family, although, she did have a troubled childhood. In 1892, when Eleanor was eight years old, her mother passed away.
They finally entered Reims on July 18, 1429 and Charles was crowned Charles VII with Joan at his side. Shortly after the victory and crowning of Charles things made a turn for the worst. Although most recent things had been in favor of the French and Joan, things began to change in the spring of
Birth: 1122 or 1124 CE (exact date is unknown), but some accounts record her family listing her as 15 in the Spring of 1137 CE ,and some other accounts record her 14th birthday to be in 1136 CE. Her place of birth place was Poitiers, Western France. Death: 31 March, 1204, when she was just 82 years of age, and surprisingly, she died at her place of birth, in Poitiers in Western France. Parents: Aenor de Châtellerault, (1103 – March 1130) and William X, Duke of of Aquitaine (1099 – April 9, 1137) Occupation: She was one of the most powerful, wealthy women in the history of the Middle Ages. She was the eldest child of William X, who was Duke of Aquitaine at that time, and she rose to be Queen of France.
Throughout his thirty-eight year reign of England, King Henry VIII had six wives. They ranged from Catholics to Protestants, eighteen-year-olds to women five years his senior, and French women to those from Henry’s home country of England. Catherine of Aragon was the first of Henry’s wives. The daughter of joint Catholic rulers Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, she was initially betrothed to Prince Arthur of Wales, but the marriage lasted only six months. In the wake of Arthur’s death, a widowed Catherine’s betrothal was renewed, this time to Arthur’s younger brother and the next in line for the English throne: Henry VIII.
Antony confronted Octavius, declaring that Caesarion was Julius’s true son and that Caesarion was the rightful heir to the throne. Octavius fought back and claimed that he’ll seize Antony’s will, and had told the people of Rome that Antony had given Cleopatra Roman possessions and that the couple planned on making Alexandria the new capital of Rome. In 31 B.C. Cleopatra and Antony fought Octavius’s forces in the raging battle of Actium, which was on Greece 's west coast. The battle ended with a costly defeat for the Egyptians, forcing the couple to flee back to Egypt.
Cleopatra raised an army and made a promise to return to the powers of Egypt in 48 B.C. At one point when Cleopatra and her brother ruled, he tried to ban her from Egypt. His plan to ban her was a success (Bell). Although, her brother should know that would not end that way for long. She knew the royal ways, she had a plan to come back and rule
Catherine of Aragon was born on December 16, 1485 in Alcala de Henares, Spain. She was born to Queen Isabella of Castile and King Ferdinand of Aragon. She had four siblings: Juan, Isabella, Maria, and Juana. Before Catherine’s second birthday, she was arranged to marry Arthur, Prince of Wales. He was the son of Henry VII.