CLEOPATRA'S RELATİONSHİPS WİTH ROME AND BATTLE OF ACTİUM
KLEOPATRA’NIN ROMA İLE OLAN İLİŞKİLERİ VE ACTİUM SAVAŞI

Author : Erdoğan GÜRBÜZ - Ümran Ozan KARAHAN
Number of pages : 265-276

Abstract

Alexander's land in Egypt in BC. 332 with the arrival of Hellenistic period began, BC. 323 after the sudden death of conquered lands between the successors were shared as a result of great struggles. Ptolemy, a close friend and general of Alexander, declared his kingdom in Egypt where he ruled Satrap by BC 305, and became the king of the Hellenistic state. VII. Cleopatra, the last queen of Ptolemy's daughter XIII. Ptolemy, was an important figure in the political, social and economic history of Egypt. It is the policies it pursues to protect its own land in foreign politics, which distinguishes Cleopatra from other kings and queens. In B.C. 31, Marcus Antonius and his lost sea battle against Octavian were clear indicators that Cleopatra would be removed from the history scene. In this study, information about the place of Cleopatra in Egypt, foreign policy and death will be given.

Keywords

Egypt, Ptolemaios, Marcus Antonius, Cleopatra, Actium

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