Visual Timeline: Alexander Helios

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41 BCE: Cleopatra and Mark Antony meet at Tarsus.
 
40 BCE: Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene II are born.
 
37 BCE: Cleopatra VII and her son Caesarion meet Mark Antony in Antioch.
 
 
34 BCE: Roman general Mark Antony attacks Armenia. The Armenian king Artavasdes II is taken captive to Alexandria.
 
34 BCE: The Donations of Alexandria, an elaborate coronation ceremony in which Caesarion and Alexander Helios were named King of Kings and their mother Cleopatra VII was named Queen of Kings, took place in the Egyptian capital.
 
31 BCE: The Battle of Actium. Octavian defeats Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII.
 
30 BCE: After Octavian has declined to negotiate, Cleopatra reportedly commits suicide; Mark Antony stabs himself, only later finding Cleopatra still lives, and dies.
 
29 BCE: Cleopatra Selene II and her brother Alexander Helios are paraded in Augustus' Roman triumph.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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