Cleopatra

The last pharaoh

The start of the Potolemys

In 323 B.C.E Alexander the great died and the fight of the romians and eygptians. Then potolemy I took over eygpt and the family lived for over 100 years

Cleopatra was born

In 69 B.C.E Cleopatra was born. Her father was Potolemy XII. In 51 B.C.E her father died, which led to Potlemy XIII, Cleopatra's younger brother, became pharaoh.

Julius Caesar

The Romans started expanding take over more and more areas. Cleopatra thought that if she made friends with the Romans, they would not get attacked. So she made one of the most famous war generals, Julius Caesar, fall in love with her. Cleopatra sent Caesar a rug. Inside the rug was Cleopatra. Caesar and Cleopatra loved each other very much, they had a child. Caesar also had a adopted child named Octavian. they actually killed Cleopatra's brother so their son could have the throne.

Marc Antony

Caesar was murdered by the army of Brutus. Their were also two other armies led by Octavian and Marc Antony. Cleopatra fell in love with Antony, even though Antony was married to Octavian's sister. Octavian's armies beat Antonys and took over Egypt. So Marc stabbed himself and Cleopatra got biten by an asp which is a type of snake.

The end of Egypt

The Romans took over Egypt, and Egypt's long history came to a stop.
Horrible Histories - Cleopatra Song