It was the pivotal moment in an ancient soap opera, one marked by intrigue, romance, betrayal and widespread consequence.
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Along with King Tut, perhaps no figure is more famously associated with ancient Egypt than Cleopatra VII. But while she was born in Alexandria, Cleopatra was actually part of a long line of Greek Macedonians originally descended from Ptolemy I, one of Alexander the Great’s most trusted lieutenants. 235 more words