List of cultural depictions of Cleopatra

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Left image: Cleopatra VII bust in the Altes Museum, Antikensammlung Berlin, Roman artwork, 1st century BC
Right: bust of Cleopatra VII, dated 40-30 BC, Vatican Museums, showing her with a 'melon' hairstyle and Hellenistic royal diadem worn over her head

Cleopatra has been the subject of literature, films, plays, television programs, and art. Only those with Wikipedia articles are cited.

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Art

Cleopatra VII wearing a diadem and 'melon' hairstyle similar to coinage portraits, marble, found near the Tomba di Nerone, Rome along the Via Cassia, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican Museums
Cleopatra as a Goddess; 1st century BC
An ancient Roman wall painting in Room 71 of the House of Marcus Fabius Rufus at Pompeii, Italy, showing Venus with a cupid's arms wrapped around her. It is most likely a depiction of Cleopatra VII of Ptolemaic Egypt as Venus Genetrix, with her son Caesarion as a cupid. It was most likely painted in conjunction with the September 46 BC foundation of the Temple of Venus Genetrix in the Forum of Caesar by Julius Caesar, where he erected a gilded statue depicting Queen Cleopatra (as described by Appian and Dio Cassius).
An engraving depicting Cleopatra VII by French artist Élisabeth Sophie Chéron (1648-1711), based on a medallion of Cleopatra dated to the Hellenistic period of antiquity
"La morte di Cleopatra" by Cagnacci
Poster for the film Cleopatra (1917), starring Theda Bara
The Banquet of Cleopatra, by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1744, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne[4] The Banquet of Cleopatra was a frequently used subject in art, mainly of the Baroque period.
Cleopatra, 1934 calendar art  by Edward M. Eggleston.

Astronomy

Ballet

The 1909 Cléopâtre costume designed by Léon Bakst for Ida Rubinstein.

Beauty/Fashion

Celebrities

Comics

Documentaries

  • Cleopatra, Portrait of a Killer (2009) (Camelia Ben Sakour)
  • Rome's Greatest Battles: Actium (2010) (Laëtitia Eïdo)

Educational cultural depictions

Layla Taj in Wings of Isis, part of Journey Down the Nile, performed under the auspices of The Egyptian Cultural Performing Arts Society
  • Journey Down The Nile: a film, lecture, and cultural dance program, by Layla Taj

Film

The headdress for Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra (1963). This film's costume design garnered an Oscar for Irene Sharaff.

See also: Cleopatra (Character) imdb.com page

Games

Literature

Plot summary

Chariot of Fire is about Henry Brock and his death. It begins after Henry has been dead for about 20 minutes, and is filling out a long form given to him by a nun, computing the number of times he sinned with his former girlfriend. Henry is then assigned to the Second level of Hell, and Cleopatra asks him to aid her in a revolution against Satan.[60]

Reception

C. Ben Ostrander reviewed Chariot of Fire in The Space Gamer No. 12.[60] Ostrander commented that "I can't spoil the ending, but I don't want you to buy this book unless you are curious about myths and religious snicker/snackery."[60]

Music

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Plays

Poetry

Television

Tobacco

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