Christine de Pizan

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Cleopatra, Last Pharoah of Egypt

Cleopatra VII Philopater (died 12 August 30 B.C. E.)

Cleopatra committed suicide on 12 August 30 B.C.E, in Alexandria, Egypt. 

a marble bust from 30-40 BCE
There are so many accounts of her life and death that I won't make book recommendations here, but you may enjoy listening to this recent In Our Time podcast about her and her reign.