[Remark: this dictionary entry has no valid XML/HTML content in database so a text version of this entry is shown.]: <orth>Cleopâtra</orth>, <p> <sense><trans lang="en">The name of dinerse great Ladies, speciallie Oueues of Aegypt. Of whom one excelling in pleasantnesse and sharpenesse of wit, first allured vnts hir Iulius Cæsar: afterward Marcus Antonius, companion in the Empyre <04> Augustus, whõ she brought into such dotage, that in following hir appetice, he aspiced vnto the whole Empyre: wherfore he was afterward destroied by Augustus. This woman so exceeded in sumptuous gluttonie, that she putting an excellent pearle into tarte vineger (wherein being resolned) receined it into hir bodie, being esteemed at</trans> Cénties HS. <trans lang="en">which is of our money. 50000. it. This lady after the death of Antouie, inclosed hir self in a tombe, and hauing two serpents sucking at hir pappes so dyed.</trans> </sense>
Lewis and Short: Latin dictionary
Clĕŏpātră (on the ā cf. Juv. 2, 109; Luc. 9, 1071; 10, 56; Stat. S. 3, 2, 120), ae, f., = *kleopa/tra. I.Queen of Egypt, and daughter of Ptolemy Auletes, notorious for her amorous intercourse with Cœsar, and afterwards with Antony; conquered at Actium by Augustus, Caes. B. C. 3, 103; 3, 107; Suet. Caes. 35; Luc. 10, 354 sqq.; Val. Fl. 4, 464; Mart. 4, 22, 2; 4, 59, 5.—Hence, B. Clĕŏpātrānus, a, um, adj., of or pertaining to Cleopatra: stirps, Treb. Poll. Claud. 1: uniones, id. Trig. Syr. 32.—II.A sister of Alexander the Great, and wife of Alexander, king of Epirus, Liv. 8, 24, 17; Just. 9, 6, 1; 13, 6, 4 al.—III.A daughter of Mithridates, and wife of Tigranes, Just. 38, 3, 3.—IV.A daughter of I., Just. 39, 3, 1; 39, 4, 7.