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Cleopatra was the last Pharaoh of Egypt, history's infamous "Queen of the Nile." Find biographies and other resources on Cleopatra, her world in history and geography, and images of Cleopatra in film, art and literature.
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A biography of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, Pharaoh of Egypt, whose liaisons with Julius Caesar and Marc Antony helped lead to their downfalls.

Cleopatra Facts
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, was the last Pharaoh of Egypt. Depicted in history as a seductress and manipulator, she allied herself with two powerful Romans, Julius Caesar and Marc Antony, in an attempt to maintain the power of the Ptolemies over Egypt.

Was Cleopatra Black?
Was Cleopatra (Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt) a black African queen?

Cleopatra Pictures
Pictures of Cleopatra, last Pharaoh of Egypt and favorite of artists through the ages.

Cleopatra and the Pearls
Is it true that Cleopatra swallowed a dissolved pearl to impress Marc Antony? Guest writer Barbara Nell sorts out legend from history.

Cleopatra Thea
A profile of Cleopatra Thea, less well known than her later namesake, a queen of Syria who exercised power after her husband died and before her son succeeded to power. A number of queens in antiquity bore the name Cleopatra.

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