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The Second Triumvirate – Roman Republic

By |2017-09-03T09:02:39+00:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Romans|

Julius Caesar When Julius Caesar got to Egypt, he was happy to find out that Pompey was dead. Julius Caesar spent the winter in Egypt, where he met Egypt's pharaoh, Cleopatra. When he went back to Rome in the spring he took Cleopatra back to Rome with him as his girlfriend. They had a child. But when Caesar declared himself [...]

Cleopatra and the Romans in Egypt

By |2018-04-09T23:07:24+00:00June 17th, 2017|Egypt, History, Romans|

Coin of the Egyptian pharaoh Cleopatra The Ptolemies, the Greek kings of Egypt, ruled Egypt for 300 years. But by around 50 BC, the Ptolemies were much weaker than the Romans. The Roman leader Julius Caesar started to think maybe the Romans could conquer Egypt. Julius Caesar When Julius Caesar visited Egypt to [...]