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The Real Cleopatra
A discusssion on how Cleopatra can be depicted as a role model for high school girls.
# 144551 | 1,250 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Women Studies (Historical Figures)

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The paper discusses how perhaps more than any woman in ancient history, Cleopatra assumed power, and used her sex and her intelligence to neasrly reach the top as co-ruler of Rome. The paper asserts that she was not Elizabeth Taylor, but a well-educated bright and ambitious woman who outshone nearly ever male in Egypt of her day.

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"Thank you for this opportunity to speak to the graduates of this school which has an emphasis on projecting the power of women in our future. But, to look ahead and define who we can be, we should also look back into history to search for potential female role models. And what more famous woman in history than Cleopatra! There was more to Cleopatra than having her depicted in the movies by Elizabeth Taylor. Outside the Old Testament, there probably was- and still is- no more mysterious and yet well-known won name in all of history. At least, the history of women. This was a time in what was called..."

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