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Welcome to The Age of the Egyptians podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This fifth episode looks at Cleopatra. Cleopatra, who reigned as queen of Egypt during the 1st century B.C., is one of the most famous female rulers in history. Her life inspired a Shakespeare play and several movies. Famous in history and drama as the lover of Julius Caesar and later as the wife of Mark Antony. She was the last of a series of rulers called the Ptolemies who ruled Egypt for nearly 300 years. She was also the last true pharaoh of Egypt.
Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks