Cleopatra and Atony

Ancient History

Cleopatra and Atony

Have you ever wondered the real reason Cleopatra killed herself? Cleopatra loved a man named Antony and he also loved her they had two children together. Then Antony loved another lady they had a kid then Antony came back to Cleopatra. The recent girl that Antony was with called war on Cleopatra because she was jealous. Cleopatra fled from Egypt and Antony was told. That Cleopatra was dead. He stabbed himself because he loved her and wanted to be with her. Later he got another message that she was not dead and made his men carry him to her. He died in her arms depressed. Cleopatra made a poisonous snake called a asp bite her. Depression is a common thing and it even happened in ancient times. Sometimes depression happens because of losing a loved one in this case that is what happened to Cleopatra and Antony.


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