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Things You Didn’t Know about Cleopatra

Some facts, like Cleo herself, aren’t all that pretty.

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Perhaps the most storied female ruler in history is Cleopatra. She was and is renowned for her beauty. She has been portrayed in movies by Elizabeth Taylor and, as in the above picture, Claudia Colbert. Both beautiful women. The reality, as is so often the case in history, is a bit different. A look at the sculpture of Cleopatra below…



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