What Made Cleopatra So Desirable?

She was more than just a pretty face

Cleopatra and her assets as portrayed in the 1963 movie, Cleopatra. Credit: 20th Century Fox

DDuring her time as the Pharaoh of Egypt, Cleopatra was one of the most powerful women in the world. The mother of Julius Caesar’s son and later the lover of the traitor Mark Antony, she was painted by the Roman elite as an evil ‘foreign seductress,’ who used her bewitching beauty to attract powerful men.

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Jordan Franics

Jordan Franics

Interested in many things, I write about a variety of topics in-depth and often just scratching the surface. MPhys