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~ Cleopatra

Cleopatra was one of the most famous women of all history. For centuries she has been presented by writers and artists as a seductive temptress, a femme fatale, the tragic lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. But who was the real Cleopatra? How true to life are the countless representations in plays, books and films? History Hit's Rob Weinberg has been along to Shakespeare's Globe to find out more about the last Pharoah of Egypt from Farah Karim-Cooper, Head of Higher Education and Research at Shakespeare's Globe, and Diana Preston, author of Cleopatra and Antony.

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