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* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: Rhodopis is mocked for her light skin and her perpetual sunburns by her Egyptian fellow servants.


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* ProneToSunburn: Rhodopsis, as a native Greek, is much more pale-skinned than the Egyptians and thus is perpetually sunburned, [[AllOfTheOtherReindeer which the other servants mock her for]].


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* TheGirlWhoFitsThisSlipper: A falcon snatches one of the rose-red slippers of Rhodopis and drops it into the lap of the Pharao, who orders the whole of Egypt searched for the woman who owns the slipper so he can marry her. Despite many other girls try it on, the slipper only fits Rhodopis.

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* TheGirlWhoFitsThisSlipper: A falcon snatches one of the rose-red slippers of Rhodopis and drops it into the lap of the Pharao, who orders the whole of Egypt searched for the woman who owns the slipper so he can marry her. Despite many other girls try trying it on, the slipper only fits Rhodopis.


''The Egyptian Cinderella'' is a 1989 children's book written by Shirley Climo and illustrated by Ruth Heller. It is an [[AdaptationExpansion liberally expanded retelling]] of the Ancient Greek fairy tale of Rhodopis. According to Creator/{{Herodotus}}, Rhodopis was a historical person, namely a Thracian freedwoman of the 6th century B.C. who made a fortune as a courtesan in the Egyptian city of Naucratis; later a legend arose (first recorded by the historian and geographer Strabo in the first century B.C.) that Rhodopis had been taken to wife by the Pharao of Egypt after an eagle had dropped one of her slippers into his lap.

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''The Egyptian Cinderella'' is a 1989 children's book written by Shirley Climo and illustrated by Ruth Heller. It is an [[AdaptationExpansion liberally expanded retelling]] of the Ancient Greek fairy tale of Rhodopis.Rhodopis, which is the earliest known version of Literature/{{Cinderella}} (hence the title). According to Creator/{{Herodotus}}, Rhodopis was a historical person, namely a Thracian freedwoman of the 6th century B.C. who made a fortune as a courtesan in the Egyptian city of Naucratis; later a legend arose (first recorded by the historian and geographer Strabo in the first century B.C.) that Rhodopis had been taken to wife by the Pharao of Egypt after an eagle had dropped one of her slippers into his lap.


Rhodopis is a Greek girl kidnapped from her home and sold into slavery in Egypt. Her master, an old man, is kind to her but spends most of his time sleeping, while the servant girls in his household bully and discriminate against her because of her fair complexion. She finds friends with the animals, however, and takes up singing and dancing to them. Her master sees her performing such a dance one day, and decides that such a gift deserves a reward. He gives her a pair of rose-red gold slippers (sandals in other variants), which becomes another excuse for the other servant girls to tease her out of envy.

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Rhodopis is a Greek girl kidnapped from her home and sold into slavery in Egypt. Her master, an old man, is kind to her but spends most of his time sleeping, while the servant girls in his household bully and discriminate against her because of her fair complexion. She finds friends with the animals, however, and takes up singing and dancing to them. Her master sees her performing such a dance one day, and decides that such a gift deserves a reward. He gives her a pair of rose-red gold slippers (sandals in other variants), slippers, which becomes another excuse for the other servant girls to tease her out of envy.


!! "The Egyptian Cinderella" by Shirly Climo provides examples of:

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!! "The Egyptian Cinderella" by Shirly Shirley Climo provides examples of:


* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: None of the other servant girls like Rhodopis.
* CinderellaCircumstances: The titular character is subjected to this; specifically, being a slave in a foreign country.
* TheGirlWhoFitsThisSlipper: The rose-red slippers only fit Rhodopis.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Rhodopis, who is depicted as kind and pure-hearted, is described as having curly, golden hair.

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* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: None of the other servant girls like Rhodopis.
Rhodopis is mocked for her light skin and her perpetual sunburns by her Egyptian fellow servants.
* CinderellaCircumstances: The titular character Rhodopis is subjected captured by pirates and sold to this; specifically, being Egypt where she is not only forced to work as a slave in a slave, but also mocked by her fellow slaves for her foreign country.
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* TheGirlWhoFitsThisSlipper: The A falcon snatches one of the rose-red slippers of Rhodopis and drops it into the lap of the Pharao, who orders the whole of Egypt searched for the woman who owns the slipper so he can marry her. Despite many other girls try it on, the slipper only fit fits Rhodopis.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Rhodopis, who Rhodopis' hair is depicted as kind golden and pure-hearted, is described as having curly, golden hair.which sets her apart from the other servant girls in her master's household who ostracize her for her foreign looks. She is also kind-hearted and friendly with animals.


* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: None of the servant girls like Rhodopis.

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* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: None of the other servant girls like Rhodopis.



* FairyTale: One of the oldest written, and a variant on a more famous one, ''Literature/{{Cinderella}}''.


* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: In most variants, the Pharaoh is merely referred to as "the Pharaoh". When he's given a name, he's usually known as Amasis II.


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!! "The Egyptian Cinderella" by Shirly Climo provides examples of:



* CharacterTitle: The story is called ''Rhodopis'', like Rhodopis herself.



Can be read [[http://litscribbles.wordpress.com/fairy-tales/rhodopis-the-egyptian-cinderella/ here]].


'''"Rhodopis"''' is a Greek FairyTale recorded by the historian and geographer Strabo in the first century B.C. It is considered the oldest known version of "Literature/{{Cinderella}}". The fairy tale is an embellished version of a story told by Creator/{{Herodotus}} as a true one, according to which Rhodopis was a Thracian freedwoman of the 6th century B.C. who made a fortune as a courtesan in the Egyptian city of Naucratis.

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'''"Rhodopis"''' ''The Egyptian Cinderella'' is a 1989 children's book written by Shirley Climo and illustrated by Ruth Heller. It is an [[AdaptationExpansion liberally expanded retelling]] of the Ancient Greek FairyTale recorded by fairy tale of Rhodopis. According to Creator/{{Herodotus}}, Rhodopis was a historical person, namely a Thracian freedwoman of the historian and geographer Strabo in the first 6th century B.C. It is considered the oldest known version of "Literature/{{Cinderella}}". The fairy tale is an embellished version of who made a story told by Creator/{{Herodotus}} fortune as a true one, according to which Rhodopis was a Thracian freedwoman of courtesan in the 6th Egyptian city of Naucratis; later a legend arose (first recorded by the historian and geographer Strabo in the first century B.C. who made a fortune as a courtesan in ) that Rhodopis had been taken to wife by the Egyptian city Pharao of Naucratis.
Egypt after an eagle had dropped one of her slippers into his lap.



Eventually, news arrives that the Pharaoh (Amasis II, if his name is given) is holding court in Memphis, and all are invited to celebrate. The servant girls, however, leave Rhodopis behind with more chores to do while they go off to enjoy themselves, one of which is washing the laundry. As she does this, she accidentally splashes water onto her shoes and takes them off to let them dry. When she does, a falcon (the god Horus from Myth/EgyptianMythology in one of his forms) swoops down and flies away with one of her slippers. Her response is of awe, knowing who it really is, and then to tuck the other into her tunic and go back to work.

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Eventually, news arrives that the Pharaoh (Amasis II, if his name is given) is holding court in Memphis, and all are invited to celebrate. The servant girls, however, leave Rhodopis behind with more chores to do while they go off to enjoy themselves, one of which is washing the laundry. As she does this, she accidentally splashes water onto her shoes and takes them off to let them dry. When she does, a falcon (the god Horus from Myth/EgyptianMythology in one of his forms) swoops down and flies away with one of her slippers. Her response is of awe, knowing who it really is, and then to tuck the other into her tunic and go back to work.



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!!''Rhodopis'' !! "The Egyptian Cinderella" provides examples of:

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'''"Rhodopis"''' is a Greek FairyTale recorded by the historian and geographer Strabo in the first century B.C. It is considered the oldest known version of "Literature/{{Cinderella}}". The fairy tale is an embellished version of a story told by Creator/{{Herodotus}} as a true one, according to which Rhodopis was a Thracian freedwoman of the 6th century B.C. who made a fortune as a courtesan in the Egyptian city of Naucratis.

Rhodopis is a Greek girl kidnapped from her home and sold into slavery in Egypt. Her master, an old man, is kind to her but spends most of his time sleeping, while the servant girls in his household bully and discriminate against her because of her fair complexion. She finds friends with the animals, however, and takes up singing and dancing to them. Her master sees her performing such a dance one day, and decides that such a gift deserves a reward. He gives her a pair of rose-red gold slippers (sandals in other variants), which becomes another excuse for the other servant girls to tease her out of envy.

Eventually, news arrives that the Pharaoh (Amasis II, if his name is given) is holding court in Memphis, and all are invited to celebrate. The servant girls, however, leave Rhodopis behind with more chores to do while they go off to enjoy themselves, one of which is washing the laundry. As she does this, she accidentally splashes water onto her shoes and takes them off to let them dry. When she does, a falcon (the god Horus from Myth/EgyptianMythology in one of his forms) swoops down and flies away with one of her slippers. Her response is of awe, knowing who it really is, and then to tuck the other into her tunic and go back to work.

Meanwhile, while the Pharaoh is sitting on this throne and starting to hold court, the falcon drops the slipper into his lap. He examines the slipper, knowing it as a sign, and then made a decree that all maidens in Egypt must try on the slipper, and the one whose foot fits it will be his Queen. In the search, he calls for the royal barge and travels down the Nile on it, pulling it into every landing along the way to find the slipper's owner.

Eventually, he arrives at the residence of Rhodopis's master, and all the servant girls rush to try on the slipper, recognizing it as Rhodopis's but saying nothing about it. Rhodopis herself, however, merely hides in the rushes.

While the girls try unsuccessfully to force their feet into the slipper, the Pharaoh sees Rhodopis hiding and asks her to try it on as well. She does, and pulls out the other one from her tunic, proving her identity. The Pharaoh, seeing this, declares that she would be his Queen, and they go on to live HappilyEverAfter.

Can be read [[http://litscribbles.wordpress.com/fairy-tales/rhodopis-the-egyptian-cinderella/ here]].
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!!''Rhodopis'' provides examples of:

* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: None of the servant girls like Rhodopis.
* CharacterTitle: The story is called ''Rhodopis'', like Rhodopis herself.
* CinderellaCircumstances: The titular character is subjected to this; specifically, being a slave in a foreign country.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: In most variants, the Pharaoh is merely referred to as "the Pharaoh". When he's given a name, he's usually known as Amasis II.
* FairyTale: One of the oldest written, and a variant on a more famous one, ''Literature/{{Cinderella}}''.
* TheGirlWhoFitsThisSlipper: The rose-red slippers only fit Rhodopis.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Rhodopis, who is depicted as kind and pure-hearted, is described as having curly, golden hair.
* LoveBeforeFirstSight: The Pharaoh swears to marry the woman to whom the slipper belongs. Never mind that all that he knows about Rhodopis is that slipper; he marries her when he discovers that she is the one who fits it.
* NiceShoes: Rhodopis's rose-red gold slippers.
* RagsToRoyalty: Rhodopis starts off as an abducted slave, who then becomes the Queen of Egypt through marriage to the Pharaoh.
* UptownGirl: Gender-flipped: Rhodopis, a Greek slave, ends up marrying the Pharaoh of all Egypt himself.
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