In this week’s episode, we will be getting to know the Queen of the Nile herself, Cleopatra. Her romantic entanglements and military alliances with some of her era’s most powerful leaders, as well as her reputed exotic beauty and sexual magnetism, have earned her an enduring place in history and popular myth. Was Cleopatra really the manipulative femme fatale that many of us think of, or was she an intelligent, capable ruler who fought hard for her kingdom?
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