Presentation on theme: "“You Wouldn’t Want to be Cleopatra!”"— Presentation transcript:
1 “You Wouldn’t Want to be Cleopatra!” Book written by Jim PipeTess Barry
2 SummaryIn the book You Wouldn’t Want to be Cleopatra by Jim Pipe, it shows how family was not as important during the Roman Ages, Julius Cesar was in love with Cleopatra, Ptolemy beheaded his daughter for taking his place on the throne. This shows how family was not important because nowadays people would just be upset. In 30 BC Cleopatra died.
3 Family Was not important in roman ages Was a lot different then what it is nowPtolemy beheaded his own daughterYou would get severely punished if you do that nowadays.
4 Julius Caesar Julius Caesar was in love with Cleopatra When she rolled out of a rug to surprise him he was lovestruckBut in 44 BC he was stabbed to death in the roman senate.
5 Cleopatra's Death In 30 BC Cleopatra died at the age of 39 She killed herself by letting a poisonous snake bite herShe killed herself to avoid the humiliation of being dragged through the streets in chains.When guards were sent to stop her she was already deadWhy did Octavian tell his guards to stop Cleopatra from killing herself?