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Cleopatra VII: the ambitious Egyptian Queen who did a lot more than (allegedly) die by snakebite

When you try and think of famous women from history, often the names that come up are those of Queens or other rulers. This isn’t because of the significance of their reigns, but because it was so rare for a woman to take control when nearly all recorded civilizations were patriarchal. 1,628 more words

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26 BC: Cleopatra Selene and Juba II Married At Rome

Circa 26 BC, Cleopatra Selene II, daughter to the late Marc Antony and Cleopatra VII of Egypt, was married to King Juba II of Numidia at Rome, in a ceremony arranged by Augustus himself. 292 more words

Roman Empire

Queen of Kings: The Immortal Story of Cleopatra by Maria Dahvana Headley

Every fan of horror knows that, regardless of how much the idea holds sway over you, you have to work through a couple thousand vampire stories before you find one that’s actually worth your time.  1,191 more words

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