Cleopatra was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 69 B.C. and died August 12, 30 B.C. She was considered one of the most famous female Pharaoh known today. She was known to be very beautiful and charming. She became the Pharaoh by ruling with her brother then exiling him from power. She stopped the roman empire from taking over Egypt and was very successful in growing Egypt.
She was clever and well-educated and could speak several languages. She had romantic as well as military alliances with the Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Cleopatra VII is believed to have been born in 70 or 69 B.C., the daughter of Auletes (Ptolemy XII) and Cleopatra V Trypheana. After the death of her father in 51 B.C., the throne of Egypt was passed on the Cleopatra, age 18, and her 10 year old brother, Ptolemy XIII. His advisors stood against Cleopatra, forcing her to flee to Syria in 46 B.C.
“We saw a long strand of iron-grey hair” ( Faulkner 5). Miss Emily grew old and lonely. Miss Emily never found true love after her father’s death. Miss Emily assassinated Homer Barron in order to try to find true love. Miss Emily forced Homer Barron into a commitment he did not know about since he was dead.
Before Hamlet supposedly made love to Ophelia, Hamlet promised her that he would marry her. Instead, he just ended up mocking and offending her. Laertes came home when he found out his father was murdered, but he found Ophelia going mad, “Drowned, drowned” (4.7.210). Queen Gertrude informed Laertes that Ophelia had committed suicide in a creek. She was sunk down by her
After testifying against him, several of her uncles beat the boyfriend to death in order to get revenge for what happened to her. Even though her grandmother helped her build her self-confidence, Maya felt guilty of causing his death by speaking his name so she stopped talking for about five years. In 1944, a short high school relationship led to a pregnancy in which she gave birth to her son, Guy, at the age of 16. Six years later she married a greek
Mary just didn’t know how to cope with everything and she was depressed about all the deaths in her life and all the loves she had lost. her surviving son, Robert Todd Lincoln, had her temporarily committed. “Mary was judged insane” . She attempted suicide through an overdose of laudanum, but the pharmacist gave her a placebo. After many weeks her sister, Elizabeth Edwards had secured her release and took Mary to live with her and Ninian.
Shakespeare used one element of the traditional tragic hero in which a person of noble birth is the tragic hero. Brutus fits this example of a tragic hero because Marcus Brutus’s ancestor Junius Brutus fought the Tarquin Kings, who were ruthless dictators and tyrants and kicked them off the throne and took away control of Rome from them long before the time Caesar. Junius then established the Roman government that was present in the time of Caesar. The government he founded made all Romans proud especially Marcus Brutus. “O, you and I have heard our fathers say, there was a Brutus once that would have brooked Th’ eternal devil to keep his state in Rome as easily as a king” (I.ii.158-161).
When Eckles killed the butterfly, a series of events followed for millions of years. Initially, the group returned home after a horrifying experience only to find a regime in place, all in part, due to Eckels. Secondly, their language they were very accustomed to had been altered drastically; it had been altered almost to the point where it almost seemed foreign. Finally, they had found their beloved candidate, Keith, had lost to their current dictator. This was the straw that broke the camel’s back; Eckels was shot and killed on
Summary of Oresteia: The Libation Bearers/Cheophoroi The Libation Bearers is the second play in the trilogy of Oresteia. The first play titled Agamemnon tells the story of how Clytemnestra had an affair and planned to kill her husband Agamemnon for many deeply rooted reasons, and accomplished it. The second play starts with a nightmare. Years after Agamemnon’s death, Clytemnestra dreamt she laboured a serpent which she loved and cared for like a child.
Ariadne fell in love with Theseus and gave him a magic ball of thread. He journeyed to the land of the Amazons, where he abducted Antiope and a Amazon army invaded Athens, but Theseus defeated it. People claimed that Theseus killed Antiope when she objected to his marriage to Phaedra. Theseus was imprisoned in Hades until Hercules rescued him. He sailed away and came to rest at Skyros, where he was murdered by King
The war started when Paris, the son of King Priam of Troy, kidnapped Helen, Queen of Sparta, from her kingdom and took her back to Troy. Helen’s husband, Menelaus, was outraged and went to help Agamemnon assemble a huge army. Agamemnon and Menelaus gathered the Greek army and attempted to lay siege on the city of Troy but failed. Then Ulysses, the most cunning of the Greeks, devised the a plan to capture Troy. It would involve a famously clever trick that would catch the Trojans completely off-guard.
This angered Octavian because he was Caesar’s adopted son. In 32 BC, the Roman Senate stripped Antony of his titles, and Octavian declared war on Cleopatra. On September 2, 31 BC, Antony and Cleopatra were defeated in the Battle of Actium by Octavian’s forces. Antony heard a (false) rumor that Cleopatra had died, so he fell on his sword in despair.
I have found no information about his father, but his mother Janice Blair only finished 9th grade and is believed to suffer from a psychological disorder. My sources don’t state a specific disorder. Crime and poverty is the only thing Terry and his family knew. At age 17, Terry’s mother shot and killed her drug-dealing boyfriend, but she was only sentenced to five years’ probation and psychiatric care. His half brother, Walter Blair, was paid $6,000 to a rape victim so she couldn’t
In the play Julius Caesar, Antony’s speech was more persuasive than Brutus’s speech. Antony persuaded the people of Rome not by what he said, but by how he said it. Pathos and logos were used as a means of persuasion throughout his speech. He also used lots of literary devices in his speech like irony, bandwagon, strawman, appeal to pity, and symbolism. The most common type of irony used was verbal.
Most pharaoh-queens were named Cleopatra; however, when referenced, Cleopatra VII nearly always comes to mind. Modern day depictions of Cleopatra put a strong emphasis on her supposed beauty. Even Ancient Roman historians had much to say in this respect – “For she was a woman of surpassing beauty, and at that time, when she was in the prime of her youth, she was most striking; she also possessed a most charming voice and a knowledge of how to make herself agreeable with everyone.” However, while current standards of Cleopatra grasp onto these words and those alike, most end up missing the influential impact that Cleopatra played on the world’s stage.