Everything you need to understand or teach The Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George.
Cleopatra is just seven years old when the Romans arrive in Egypt. She pleads with her father for the opportunity to attend a banquet in the honor of the Romans. When her father makes a fool of himself, she takes control of the situation and becomes the center of attention. Years pass and her father is exiled. Cleopatra's older sisters take advantage of his absence and take control of the throne. Cleopatra attempts to remain out of sight of her sisters, hoping that she won't be killed for being a threat to them. The two young women are in control only a short time when the older is murdered by the younger. The younger then marries and prepares to be ruler, but Cleopatra's father overthrows her and Cleopatra is forced to watch as her sister is publicly executed. Cleopatra becomes co-ruler with her father and remains in that role until... View more of the The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel Summary
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