Cleopatra originally spoke Greek but eventually learnt Egyptian.
She was born in 69 bc and died on the 12th of August 30bc (aged 39)
She ruled at only 18 and shared the throne with her brother Ptolemy the 8th. 64 more words
Cleopatra is, historically, an African queen. An Egyptian queen, to be exact, with mixed African and Greek heritage. However, her Greek heritage is one of the only times a large swath of the white Western world will use the one-drop rule in reverse. 211 more words