Cleopatra Selene, on the other hand, had not only been declared Queen of Crete and the Cyrenaica in 34 BC, she had also reigned as the Queen of Egypt in 30 BC, if only for a short while. Consequently she possessed enough prestige to rule alongside her husband as a queen in her own right and consistently referred to her Greek and Egyptian heritage on the coins she issued in her own name as well.
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Cleopatra Selene II Princess. Desc: Cleopatra Selene II was a Ptolemaic princess and Queen of Mauretania.She was the most important royal woman in the early Augustan age. Cleopatra Selene was the only daughter of Greek Ptolemaic Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt and Roman Triumvir Mark Antony.
His first wife was Cleopatra Selene II, daughter of the Greek Ptolemaic Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt and Mark Antony.When Juba II and Cleopatra Selene moved to Mauretania, they renamed their new capital Caesaria (now Cherchell, Algeria). Juba was a prolific author writing in Greek and Latin about history, natural history, geography, grammar, and the arts.
For a tentative chronology of Kleopatra Selene’s reign and of the late Syrian empire, see also Burgess, The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress - The Rise and Fall of Cleopatra II Selene, pp. 22-24. 5 Her execution is recorded by Strabo, Geography, 16.2.3 (see footnote 1 for the quotation).
She is one of the most famous, intelligent and powerful female rulers in ancient history. In 69 B.C Queen Cleopatra was born to become the daughter princess of King Ptolemy XII.Cleopatra was a genius diplomat, linguist, naval commander, medical author and the first and last member of the Ptolemaic dynasty to learn the Egyptian language beside her native koine Greek.
Their two sons were named Ptolemy Philadelphus (after the second pharaoh of the Ptolemaic dynasty) and Alexander Helios (after Cleopatra’s famous ancestor Alexander the Great), and their daughter, twin to Alexander Helios, was named Cleopatra Selene II. Of Cleopatra’s four children, only her daughter survived to adulthood. She went on to.
The Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania is a funerary monument located on the road between Cherchell and Algiers, in Tipaza Province, Algeria.The mausoleum is the tomb where the Berber King Juba II and The Queen Cleopatra Selene II, sovereigns of Numidia and Mauretania, were allegedly buried.However, their human remains have not been found at the site, perhaps due to tomb raiding.