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Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt, lover of Caesar and Anthony, born B. in Egypt, died 30 B. possibly suicide by snake bite (asp) after the death of Mark Antony.

Amanirenas - a Kandake (warrior queen) of kush, Ameniras challenged the Romans who took over Egypt after the death of Cleopatra VII. She reigned from about 40 BCE to 10 BCE. She is one of the most famous kandakes, because of her role leading Kushite armies against the Romans from in a war that lasted five years, from 27 BCE to 22 BCE.  She succeeded in negotiating a peace treaty on favourable terms. Amanirenas was described as brave, and blind in one eye.

Amanirenas - a Kandake (warrior queen) of kush, Ameniras challenged the Romans…

Mark Antony And Cleopatra Death - Bing Images

Cleopatra VII was the last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty, ruling Egypt from 51 BC - 30 BC. She is celebrated for her beauty and her love affairs with the Roman warlords Julius Caesar and Mark Antony

Mark Antony And Cleopatra Death - Bing Images

Mark Antony And Cleopatra Death - Bing Images

Cleopatra - Death by Asp. Beauty and power (or maybe the power was the beauty?) could not save Cleopatra from death at her own hands. Head to this link to read more: http://www.theparanormalguide.com/blog/cleopatra-death-by-asp

Der Tod der Kleopatra (The Death of Cleopatra) 1875 Hans Makart Austrian

Cleopatra’s death scene (1951) in Shakespeare’s tragedy Antony and Cleopatra

Cleopatra’s death scene (1951) in Shakespeare’s tragedy Antony and Cleopatra

Michelangelo Buonarotti, Cleopatra  ::  one of the few authenticated drawings of Michelangelo and was drawn for Tommaso de' Cavalieri, a young artist that Michelangelo passionately loved.

Michelangelo Buonarotti ~ Cleopatra ~ one of the few authenticated drawings of Michelangelo ~ drawn for Tommaso de' Cavalieri, a young artist that Michelangelo passionately loved.

:::: ✿⊱╮☼ ☾ PINTEREST.COM christiancross ☀❤•♥•* :::: John Collier (1850-1934), The Death of Cleopatra, 1890

The Death of Cleopatra by John Collier 1890 (Pre Raphaelite Art)

John Maler Collier – English artist, and author. The Death of Cleopatra , 1890 Huge painting feet inches height x 10 feet wide) Today it is in the collection of Oldham Art Gallery. According to the curator’s descriptive notes,.

Gustav Klimt - The Death of Romeo and Juliet. Performance at Shakespeare’s Globe Theater in London. (1884-87)

Gustav Klimt : "Detail of : The last scene of Romeo and Juliet , performance at Shakespeare’s Globe Theater in London " ceiling of South Staircase [right] of Burgtheater , Vienna

Mark Antony And Cleopatra Death - Bing Images

Franck Goddio face to face with a black granite sphinx representing Ptolemaios XII, father of Cleopatra VII. The sphinx dates from the century BC and was found in the ancient harbour of Alexandria.

New artwork for sale! - " Death Of Cleopatra 1525 by Fiorentino Rosso " - http://ift.tt/2A3U4Rq

New artwork for sale! - " Death Of Cleopatra 1525 by Fiorentino Rosso " - http://ift.tt/2A3U4Rq

papelcult:     The Death of Cleopatra (detail) c. 1645-55  By Guido Cagnacci

papelcult: The Death of Cleopatra (detail) c. 1645-55 By Guido Cagnacci

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