Anthony and Cleopatra illustration by JC Leyendecker, for The Kiss of Glory by Grace Duffie Boylan. Published by G.W. Dillingham Company, NY, ca.1902

Anthony and Cleopatra illustration by JC Leyendecker, for The Kiss of Glory by Grace Duffie Boylan. Published by G.W. Dillingham Company, NY, ca.1902

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Ptolemy of Mauretania, grandson of Cleopatra VII Philopator and Marc Anthony, later last Roman client king of Mauretania, Roman bust (marble), 1st century AD, (Musei Vaticani, Vatican City).

Ptolemy of Mauretania, grandson of Cleopatra VII Philopator and Marc Anthony, later last Roman client king of Mauretania, Roman bust (marble), 1st century AD, (Musei Vaticani, Vatican City).

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Cleopatra VII had four children. One with Julius Caesar and three with Mark Anthony. Until 31 BC the family of the last Ptolemaic queen lived a magnificent life in a golden palace, one of the most luxurious places of the world. However, when Cleopatra and Mark Anthony were defeated by Octavian during the naval battle at Actium in 31 BC, this idyllic life came to a close. The future Roman Emperor, who was about to be known as Caesar Augustus, didn't give any mercy to his enemies. He hoped to…

Cleopatra VII had four children. One with Julius Caesar and three with Mark Anthony. Until 31 BC the family of the last Ptolemaic queen lived a magnificent life in a golden palace, one of the most luxurious places of the world. However, when Cleopatra and Mark Anthony were defeated by Octavian during the naval battle at Actium in 31 BC, this idyllic life came to a close. The future Roman Emperor, who was about to be known as Caesar Augustus, didn't give any mercy to his enemies. He hoped to…

cleopatra and marc anthony | Mark Antony and Cleopatra | Prcsoul's keep

cleopatra and marc anthony | Mark Antony and Cleopatra | Prcsoul's keep

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Cleopatra with Anthony  Lerouisse painting of Anthony and Cleopatra, from the 18th century.    Cleopatra depicted with Marc Anthony by 18th century artist Lerouisse.  6 of 9  PreviousNext

Cleopatra with Anthony Lerouisse painting of Anthony and Cleopatra, from the 18th century. Cleopatra depicted with Marc Anthony by 18th century artist Lerouisse. 6 of 9 PreviousNext

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Marcus Agrippa (Italian General) He first served under Julius Ceasar after Ceasar's assassination he became the General under Octavius and defeated Mark Anthony and Cleopatra at the battle of Actium. He enlarged the empire and brought it such wealth the emperor Octavius claimed,"I started my reign in brick and ended it in Marble." (Rome)

Marcus Agrippa (Italian General) He first served under Julius Ceasar after Ceasar's assassination he became the General under Octavius and defeated Mark Anthony and Cleopatra at the battle of Actium. He enlarged the empire and brought it such wealth the emperor Octavius claimed,"I started my reign in brick and ended it in Marble." (Rome)

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