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Where is Cleopatra or is that just Valerio Massimo Manfredi?
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 13, 2004 5:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

magika wrote:
http://www.***/cg-cm/cleopatra01/cleopatra_of_macedonia.html
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...Cleopatra was a daughter of king Philip of Macedonia (359-336) and queen Olympias. Her older brother was prince Alexander, who would one day be called 'the Great'. Philip was a powerful man, who could appoint kings in neighboring states, such as Molossis, where he chose Olympias' brother Alexander in 350. Twelve years later, Philip defeated the Greeks; in 337, he reorganized the conquered territories in the Corinthian league. At the same <a href="http://www.ntsearch.com/search.php?q=time&v=56">time</a>, he married to a woman named Cleopatra, the daughter of a Macedonian aristocrat named Attalus. As could be expected, this created tensions within the royal <a href="http://www.ntsearch.com/search.php?q=family&v=56">family</a>...


Thanks for the information. I thought she didn't exist, as I couldn't find her in any encyclopedia or alexander's biography... Smile
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