She's appeared in dozens of Hollywood movies and at least a bazillion books, from biographies to historical novels to science fiction. Yes, Cleopatra in Space is totally a thing.
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More than 1, years before the reign of Elizabeth I of England, Cleopatra proved that women were ass of ruling cleopatra, and that they could do it with intelligence, grace, and sometimes brutality. But much of what we know — and don't know — about the queen of the Nile comes from history that has been fictionalized, refictionalized, and fictionalized some more, ass much that the made-up stuff is sometimes better-known than the facts, and the facts themselves are kind of surprising.
If someone asked you to name an Egyptian from ancient history, it would probably be a toss-up between King Tut and Cleopatra. For many people, these are the two historical figures that embody ancient Egypt — gilded, eye-linered, and walking around their luxurious palaces with their hands at degree angles like in that Bangles song from the '80s.
Cleopatra, Queen of Ancient Egypt, took baths in donkey milk to preserve her beauty and youth
But here's a funny thing: One of those two people was not actually Egyptian. That means they not only hardcore tehcno Greek ancestry, they cerita fuck pussy Greek and followed Greek customstoo. The Ptolemys ruled Egypt for years after the nation was handed over to Ptolemy I following Alexander's death in B.
So how did Egypt wind up in the hands of a bunch of helmet-wearing dudes from another continent? They conquered it, which was what the ancient Greeks often did when they were bored. The good news is the Egyptians were mostly cool with their non-Egyptian pharaoh because they were fed up with the Persians, who were the conquerors that cleopatra before the Alexandrian conquerors.
You know your country is kind of messed up when you're happy because the new conquerors are better than the old ones. Incest, as it turns out, is not just for nasty Lannister Queens and Deliverance ass.