Cleopatra VII Intelligent & Intriguing Last Queen of Egypt Great Leaders Series
The female pharaoh with well-publicized political and personal liaisons to Rome and a power in the ancient Middle East. And that’s just the parts you already know. Come to understand this multifaceted female leader.
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1. Ptolemies. Brief history of Cleopatra's family and the role of the pharaoh in Egyptian society. It's association with Alexander the Great and the dramatic history of the family line that followed. We will get to know Cleopatra's father and his dealings with Berenice, her sister and Egypt's relations with Rome. And we will learn about the situation that led Cleopatra into Civil War against Ptolemy XIII, her husband and her sister, Arsinoe. 2. Julius Caesar. Why did Cleopatra want an...
This class is taught in English.
Students will gain an understanding of Middle Eastern, Egyptian, and Roman politics at the time of Cleopatra. They will also gain an understanding of the chief historical figure of that time and the significance of their interactions.
I taught with Harvard University's Dept. of Classics for 6 years as a Head Teaching Fellow. I was privileged to teach the popular and historic The Rome of Augustus for which I won awards for distinction in teaching each semester I taught with Harvard. I also have experience teaching Middle Ages Literature, Art, and History, Ancient Egyptian History, World History: Neolithic to 1500s, and Roman Games (Gladiators). In addition to working on the Giza Project with Boston's Museum of Fine Arts and with Harvard for 3 years- a 150 year old joint archaeological project focused on the Giza Pyramids and the surrounding necropolis Now, I homeschool my son and I greatly enjoy adapting my knowledge and classes designed for university level to each of his grade levels
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55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
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Hello! I’m Sondra, your friendly neighborhood Roman Historian. I taught with Harvard University's Dept of Classics for 6 years as a Head Teaching Fellow. I was privileged to teach several classes including classes on Roman Games and Gladiators,...