Словообразование упражнение №2
Read the texts below and decide what part of speech in A, B, C or D best fits each gap in the sentences.
In 332 BC Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia, (1) _______ Egypt. In 305 BC Alexander's general Ptolemy became king of Egypt, and for almost 300 years his (2) _______ , the Ptolemies, ruled Egypt. Although Ptolemy was Macedonian by birth and the Ptolemies remained (3) ________ to Greek culture, they were (4) _______ for one of the greatest periods of building and decorating temples in Egypt.
The Ptolemies did so to win (5) _______ for their rule from their Egyptian (6) _______ . The Ptolemaic dynasty ended when Cleopatn, queen of Egypt, (7) _______ suicide after the Romans (8) _______ her forces at the Battle of Actium in 31 BC.
The Roman victory marked the end of ancient Egypt as an (9) _______ power.