The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel Topics for Discussion

Margaret George
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Describe Cleopatra's ascension to the throne. Compare her own taking of the throne to that of her sisters, the Older Cleopatra and Bernice. What are the similarities? The differences?

List Cleopatra's siblings. What was the fate of each? Compare the Younger Ptolemy to the Older Ptolemy. Compare Arinsoe to Bernice. How are each similar to Cleopatra? How are they different?

Who are the two men who father Cleopatra's children? How are the two men similar? How do they differ?

Cleopatra's two childhood friends, Olympos and Mardian, become important to her during her reign as queen. What are the roles of the two men in Egypt during Cleopatra's rule? What are the fates of the two men?

What is Cleopatra's attitude toward the people of Egypt? List at least three times she exhibits this attitude. What does this attitude say about her love and respect...

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