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Remember the fiasco of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in Cleopatra?Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Finally Collide in ‘August: Osage County’|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Schiff, for instance, conjures a scene with the young Cleopatra “scampering down the colonnaded walkways of the palace.”The Classics are Dead! Long Live the Classics! Mary Beard’s New Book|Nick Romeo|September 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This document was unknown in 1985 when the last page was closed on my seventh Cleopatra.Chasing Cleopatra: Peter Stothard Writes About the Queen|Peter Stothard|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mark Antony supposedly gave the island to Cleopatra as a gift, and King Richard the Lionheart wed Queen Joanna there in 1191.
Later at the Pendleton home, the mother, Cleopatra Crowley-Pendleton, spoke of a daughter who loved reading and writing and Latin.Chicago Teen Hadiya Pendleton, Called ‘Best in Our City,’ Gunned Down|Michael Daly|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Cleopatra's coffin, head of the Theban ram, and other Egyptian curiosities, arrived in England.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
They look like two needles, and certainly are more deserving of the name than that of Cleopatra at Alexandria.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
So might Cleopatra have said when she tried the effect of poisons on her slaves before making her own choice.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
Antony and Cleopatra had been captured and brought into the dining-room, where they were to spend the winter in a glass bowl.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
And in "Antony and Cleopatra" we make the acquaintance of several exemplary common soldiers.Tolstoy on Shakespeare|Leo Tolstoy
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Cultural definitions for Cleopatra
A queen of Egypt (see also Egypt) in the first century b.c., famous for her beauty, charm, and luxurious living. She lived for some time in Rome with Julius Caesar. For several years after Caesar was assassinated, she lived in Egypt with the Roman politician Mark Antony. Antony killed himself on hearing a false report that she was dead. After Antony's death, Cleopatra committed suicide by allowing an asp, a poisonous snake, to bite her.