Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Timeline of Cleopatra VII Thea Philapator

58 BC- Ptolemy travels to Rome, seeking assistance to subdue descent at home.
51 BC- Ptolemy is succeeded by Cleopatra and Ptolemy XIII, but civil war ensues
48 BC- Julius Ceasar becomes Cleopatra’s lover
47 BC- Birth of Ptolemy Ceasar; Ptolemy XIII dies
46 BC- Cleopatra marries Ptolemy XIV, but rules alone regardless
44 BC- Julius Ceasar assassinated
42 BC- At the battle of Philippi, Ceasar’s assassins perish
41 BC- Mark Antony and Cleopatra become lovers
40 BC- Antony marries Octavia in order to form alliance with Octavian
36 BC- Antony attacks Parthia but is defeated
34 BC- At Donations ceremony in Alexandria, Antony grants title on Cleopatra and family
32 BC- Antony divorces Octavia
31 BC- Egyptian fleet captured at the Battle of Actium, Antony and Cleopatra escape
30 BC- Octavian reaches Alexandria, where Egyptian forces surrender. Antony & Cleopatra die.

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