30 min

Cleopatra: She Came, She Saw, She Conquered, Part 2 The Exploress Podcast

    • History

In Part 1, we saw Cleopatra grow up in Alexandria amid luxury, excess, and the threat of death by family member. When her pharaoh father fled Egypt, she went with him, experiencing Rome for the very first time. Years later, he did something unfortunate: he left Egypt to Cleopatra AND her annoying brother Ptolemy XIII, and then he ALSO put them under Rome’s guardianship. She ruled well, but her brother conspired against her. Now Cleo’s a 21-year-old exile. How will she find her way back to greatness?

In Part 1, we saw Cleopatra grow up in Alexandria amid luxury, excess, and the threat of death by family member. When her pharaoh father fled Egypt, she went with him, experiencing Rome for the very first time. Years later, he did something unfortunate: he left Egypt to Cleopatra AND her annoying brother Ptolemy XIII, and then he ALSO put them under Rome’s guardianship. She ruled well, but her brother conspired against her. Now Cleo’s a 21-year-old exile. How will she find her way back to greatness?

30 min

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