Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
"You've won. Farewell Egypt.". The next scene was Cleopatra reborn as the daughter of Isis, just as the movie had opened. In reality Caesarian was dead and her three children by Antony were raised by Octavia, Antony's Roman wife, and Octavius' sister. Arsinoe had died in Rome after being paraded in Rome by Caesar as a prize and Caesar reportedly died at the bottom of a statue of Pompey, his dead daughter's late husband.
Just above her right breast. Octavius only granted her emblems from her office; he refused to let Ptolemy Caesar rule Egypt. Then she saw that Rufio had betrayed her, making her decision in concrete. After Rufio gave her emblems to the ex-queen of Egypt, one of Cleopatra's maids pushed a stone, causing the doors to slam shut and a barricade to come down to keep the door closed. Cleopatra allowed the snake to bite her just above her right breast and she died quickly. Her maids soon followed her.
Grattius. Grattius brought an injured Antony back to Alexandria and pulled up to the tomb just as the doors were about to close. Cleopatra rushed to his side and her guards carried him inside where he died with her lips on his lips.
Egyptian Captain. Antony's flagship sank but Cleopatra wanted to find him. The Egyptian Captain begged her to leave. He was played by Oded Fehr who was in "The Mummy" with Brendan Fraser.
Legions in Gaul. Rufio begged Antony to go to Rome and air his grievances but all Antony wanted was to strike first. Civil war, Romans against Romans - this wasn't going to end well.
Syria. Antony was quite busy: He declared Cleopatra was Caesar's one, true and legal wife; their son Ptolemy Caesar was the sole heir to Rome; renounced his false Roman marriage; married Cleopatra, and gave Syria to Ptolemy Caesar. This did not sit well with the Romans.
Turtle. He had stowed away on Antony's ship and he hoped that this little thing would become fast friends with Caesarian.
Octavia. She was barely seen in Rome when Cleopatra was there but to preserve peace, Antony married her. Cleopatra was outraged.
Italy. Antony called him Octavius much to his chagrin (he insisted on being called "Caesar"). The small group of Senators said they didn't want a civil war so they asked them to divide up Rome and share power equally. Antony took the east ordering, Octavius to stay away from Egypt.
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Gold coins. The gold coins had Cleopatra's head on one side, and on the other side was Antony's. After charging into her room they 'got together'.
Brutus. Caesar had been stabbed repeatedly by many men and had fallen to the floor. He was very weak but managed to pick himself up and saw Brutus. He even said, "Brutus?" Brutus stabbed him causing him to fall down and roll down the steps. His body was later burned as his senate, family and Cleopatra watched.
"Caesar's Whore!". Caesar was angered, Cleopatra was humiliated and Calpurnia and Octavius were happily amused. Following that humiliation, Cleopatra presented Ptolemy Caesar to his father in front of his court. She laid him at his feet and was warned by Brutus not to touch him, otherwise he would claim him. Caesar had a look of "I'm sorry" to Calpurnia but picked him up, declared him son, and pronounced his name.
Ptolemy Caesar. Her staff was skeptical she should give him the name "Caesar" without Caesar's permission. She was determined to name him whatever she chose.
Brutus. While some agreed, many didn't, including Marc Antony and Octavian, until suddenly Caesar showed up causing Brutus to welcome him home.
She was pregnant. Olympus had given her something to prevent a pregnancy, but she wanted this child. "Why?" "Because it would be Caesars!" She had ample opportunity to tell him he was going to be a father, but for some reason didn't tell him. This explains his surprise later on.
He hit his head on a rock and she was strangled. Ptolemy's cart overturned, and I assume that the driver was thrown clear and probably killed by the Romans. Ptolemy hit his head on the rock, you can see the blood in the water. Arsinoe was strangled by Cleopatra's bodyguards on her orders, much to Caesar's anger.
Cyprus. Furthermore, Caesar declared that they would marry, much to Cleopatra's disgust. Arsinoe had asked, "What about me?" Arsinoe: "Cyprus? It's not enough."
Rolled in a rug. This was made popular in the 1963 version as well as this version. The Great Caesar seemed mightily pleased to see the scantily clad queen in his room.
Arsinoe. Although their father had declared Cleopatra and Ptolemy joint rulers, his wishes were ignored. Cleopatra was sent into exile while her sister Arsinoe usurped her position as Queen of Egypt.
12. Pothinus said, "Old enough to rule Caesar." Caesar was not all that impressed with the boy king.