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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 [...]