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Cleopatra committed suicide, possibly by snake on 30 B.C.
Cleopatra (actually Cleopatra VII) was the last of the Ptolemies, the Macedonian-descended pharaohs who ruled Egypt beginning in 304 B.C. Cleopatra has come down through history less for her administrative skills than for her beguiling ways, which she us... More>>


Cleopatra VII Philopator known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active ruler of .... When Ptolemy XIV died, allegedly poisoned by his older sister, Cleopatra made Caesarion her co-regent and ... Egypt seemed an easy target because it did not have strong land forces and there was famine and an epidemic .


Cleopatra, queen of Egypt and lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, takes her ... Soon after, Ptolemy XIV died, likely poisoned by Cleopatra, and the queen ...


Sep 26, 2014 ... But the question still remains: did she really commit suicide, or was there ... Cleopatra was born in 69 BC and lived and died in Alexandria.


Certainly, Octavian favored the notion that Cleopatra died from a snake bite, ... poison does seem to be a more probable cause of Cleopatra's death than the ...


Jul 5, 2010 ... As Plutarch eventually admits, no one knows the truth of how Cleopatra died. Strabo may have actually been in in Alexandria at the time of her ...


Cleopatra was a queen of Egypt but she was not Egyptian. She was ... Although Pompey had been defeated and was killed in Egypt the civil war did not end. ... Her brother Ptolemy XIV dies of poisoning, undoubtedly upon Cleopatra's orders.


Jun 30, 2010 ... Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, died from drinking a mixture of poisons and ... When a person does die from a cobra bite, he said, "it doesn't go ...


Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: an article about Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt considering the facts and theories regarding how Cleopatra died. Did Cleopatra ...


Mar 29, 2013 ... Pat Brown, author of the new book, The Murder of Cleopatra: History's .... by the fact that Cleopatra took poison and did not die by a snakebite.