Being blind in one eye didn't stop Queen Amanirenas of Kush from successfully leading her army against Roman Egypt in 24BC. Though eventually defeated, it cost the mighty Roman Empire 5 years and an uncharacteristically favorable treaty for the peoples of her kingdom. (Image by: http://tadarida.deviantart.com/art/Amanirenas-176119537)

Being blind in one eye didn't stop Queen Amanirenas of Kush from successfully leading her army against Roman Egypt in 24BC. Though eventually defeated, it cost the mighty Roman Empire 5 years and an uncharacteristically favorable treaty for the peoples of her kingdom. (Image by: http://tadarida.deviantart.com/art/Amanirenas-176119537)

Cleopatra's death by Incantata on @DeviantArt

Cleopatra's death by Incantata on @DeviantArt

"I keep hearing all these stupid things that I said with my stupid mouth." - Joanie by Silversage

"I keep hearing all these stupid things that I said with my stupid mouth." - Joanie by Silversage

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

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

The Antony & Cleopatra Death Clock — Good Tickle Brain: A Mostly Shakespeare Webcomic

The Antony & Cleopatra Death Clock

The Antony & Cleopatra Death Clock — Good Tickle Brain: A Mostly Shakespeare Webcomic

This is a statue found at Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt's palace, under water in Alexandria. She rose to power in 51 BC

This is a statue found at Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt's palace, under water in Alexandria. She rose to power in 51 BC

Who was Cleopatra? Women in HistoryStudents will learn about Cleopatra and the Roman Empire as they investigate the events that led to her death. Students will create a detective notebook and then search for clues scattered around the classroom. As they find more clues, the mystery surrounding Cleopatras death and her connection to the Roman Empire becomes clearer.

Who was Cleopatra? Women in History

Who was Cleopatra? Women in HistoryStudents will learn about Cleopatra and the Roman Empire as they investigate the events that led to her death. Students will create a detective notebook and then search for clues scattered around the classroom. As they find more clues, the mystery surrounding Cleopatras death and her connection to the Roman Empire becomes clearer.

Cleopatra's+Death+by+itslopez.deviantart.com+on+@DeviantArt

Cleopatra's+Death+by+itslopez.deviantart.com+on+@DeviantArt

Hans Makart, The Death of Cleopatra (detail) 1875

Hans Makart, The Death of Cleopatra (detail) 1875

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