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2010-06-02 12:13:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The world of Cleopatra VII, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, will surface on June 5 when "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" opens its doors to the world for the first time at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia (through January 2, 2011).

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2009-04-16 06:40:00

Next week, archaeologists will start unearthing sites in Egypt in an effort to unravel the mystery of the final resting place of the historic unfortunate lovers, Cleopatra and Mark Antony.

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2009-01-02 06:20:58

Australian film actor Hugh Jackman dropped out of talks to star in Cleo, director Steven Soderbergh's upcoming 3-D, live-action musical, Variety.com said. The $30 million film with a rock 'n' roll soundtrack is to co-star Chicago Oscar winner Catherine Zeta-Jones as the ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said Soderbergh wanted Australia and X-Men star Jackman to play her lover, the Roman general Marc Antony, however, the actor declined after giving...

2008-10-24 12:00:16

Steven Soderbergh is in talks to direct a 3-D, live-action musical movie about Cleopatra, starring Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, Variety.com reported.

2008-03-24 22:50:00

Each Monday, this column turns a page in history to explore the discoveries, events and people that continue to affect the history being made today. It was the pivotal moment in an ancient soap opera, one marked by intrigue, romance, betrayal and widespread consequence.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.