IN PERSON- Cleopatra: Cunning Intelligence, Extraordinary Life, and Tragic Death

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Lectures

Age Group:

Adults
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Program Description

Event Details

This program will be delivered via Zoom and will be streamed to our Kingsley Room. If you want to watch the program from home, register here.

Join us as we explore who Cleopatra Ptolemy XII truly was.  We’ll learn about her family, her military brilliance, her marriage and children with Julius Caesar, and how she ruled as the very last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. Let's explore the myths and facts that surround this fascinating woman.

Marisa Horowitz- Jaffe has been teaching, studying and living ancient history for over 25 years. Her background includes double Bachelors degrees in Egyptology and Roman Archaeology from The University of Michigan, and a Master’s degree from Harvard University in Art and Museum Education. She spent two decades working in elite NYC art museum education departments, and ­­­­now enjoys bringing her own artifacts and mobile museum to teach enrichment programs in schools, libraries and community groups. Please visit www.MuseumsWithMarisa.com for more information.

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this event is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library. For more information about this program, please email Rebecca at rrandall@biblio.org or call the reference desk at 203-262-0626 ext 130.

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