Many doubted her abilities to rule Egypt, but with trial and error she still prevailed. Alliances played a major role in Cleopatra’s reign. Since she recruited many strong leaders to help her gain an upper hand to the throne, it gave her the power she needed to make her moves. During this period, dynasties were a major key to ruling in Egypt. Each ruler made great contributions and passed power from one generation to the next.
Cleopatra and Joan of Arc are two of the most powerful and influential women to ever have lived. Although each one led for their own purposes, and in their own style, the consequences of their actions still have ripples in today’s world. Whether it be because of Cleopatra’s beauty or ruthlessness, or Joan of Arc’s faith and purity both women are considered iconic figures in the global community. Throughout time both Joan of Arc and Cleopatra have been documented as extremely influential characters in history. Cleopatra and Joan of Arc were iconic in different ways, for different reasons but it is undeniable that without them, the world wouldn’t be as it is today.
Maat, that crucial cosmic order, was important to Hatshepsut.” This shows that by doing something that was favorable in the people shows that Hatshepsut was a good ruler. My last supporting detail that shows that Hatshepsut was an effective ruler because she had the traits of one. “women had not ruled long or well, and neither had had the audacity to proclaim herself pharaoh. Hatshepsut would be different.”says in paragraph 13. This shows that she was a bold woman and that is important in leading a country.
She herself was initially unsure about succeeding to the throne. But after her half-sister's death in November 1558 she did. The image of Elizabeth's reign is one of triumph and success though it also faced its share of wars. Her popularity and respect was boundless and she was often addressed as 'Gloriana', 'Good Queen Bess' and 'The Virgin Queen'. She was very well-educated (fluent in six languages) and she is known for her intelligence, shrewdness and determination.
Although she is eventually unsuccessful in undoing Sundiata’s conquering of the empire she is able to stifle the growth of his power through her own authority. Sassouma’s influence is so great that the word of Sundiata’s exile spreads to other kingdoms and they are refused admittance to towns and other kingdoms. This is so because the dominance and control of Sassouma is so great that other kingdoms comply with her will out of fear of her wrath. Sassouma provides a great example of a strong and influential woman because she is able to get what she wants from others regardless of rigid patriarchal structures set by years of cultural standards of male domination. For the time being she is stronger than other male rulers, Sundiata, and even the Buffalo Woman,
In paragraph 11, the text states, “She appointed officials and advisors; dealt with the priests; appeared in public ceremonies first behind, then beside, and eventually in front of her nephew.” This quote explains she was a good leader because she took all the responsibilities a pharaoh would take. Also in paragraph 12, the text states, “Egypt required a strong pharaoh to ensure maat. Hatshepsut could be that pharaoh—even if she did happen to be a woman.” This quote explains that Hatshepsut was a strong pharaoh because she was willing to take the responsibility a leader or pharaoh would do. In conclusion, Hatshepsut was a strong leader because she took the responsibility that any pharaoh would
There are not many people who have changed the course of history for their country and brought a new hope and dynasty to them in short years of rule. Julius Caesar helped form the First Triumvirate and worked his way up to dictatorship. He brought greatness to the civilization of Rome and gave the people a leader that they would go on to love and be remembered forever. He was a great leader of the Roman Republic who innovated to the Roman Empire by greatly capturing other lands and spreading the culture there establishing its imperial system. Julius Caesar was born to Gaius Caesar and Aurelia Cotta on July 12, 100 BC in Rome.
Octavian was Caesars adopted son and rightful heir. Their interesting relationships led to various complications. Mark Antony was a general under service of Julius Caesar, but Caesar’s assassination spawned Mark and Cleopatra’s relationship. Cleopatra was once Caesar’s partner and just like him Mark was entranced by Cleopatra’s beauty. The Queen is the only female really remembered out of the powerful figures of this time period.
Martha Washington is known as the first, first lady of the United States of America. Before becoming first lady Martha had a very interesting life. Martha was the wife to George Washington the first president. Her life was very hard but she didn’t let that bring her down. Martha Washington was very influential because her early life was not easy, she was a kind and helpful first lady, and had difficulty later in her life.
Cleopatra is influential in society today because her political power and intriguing story interest people still. In this essay, the thesis will be proven through an explanation of her political power, how the allure of her story caused many adaptations, which interest people still today, to be made, and an analysis of her intriguing character. Cleopatra is widely remembered today because as one of the few female Pharaohs of Egypt, Cleopatra was as widely revered as one of her male predecessors. Cleopatra was the last in line of the Ptolemies, a family known for being great leaders and reformers. After the death of her father, Ptolemy VII, Cleopatra ascended the throne as her brothers were too young (Tyldesley 43).