Incredible Cleopatra Facts That You Didn’t Learn in History Class

She Seduced Other Rulers

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Although not as strikingly beautiful as the classical story tells us, Cleopatra is known to have seduced two of Rome’s most powerful rulers, Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, in an attempt to build strong political alliances. Caesar wanted Egypt in his pocket as it was the bread basket of the Mediterranean and Cleopatra wanted to multiply her artillery in order to help her in battle.

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