Cleopatra was important as a powerful female ruler in Egypt, the last of Ptolemy XII's Macedonian dynasty. She ruled Egypt as the dominant co-ruler for nearly 30 years and made powerful alliances with Rome through Julius... More »

A pickle is a preserved cucumber in brine or vinegar. Pickles are categorized as dill, sour or sweet. Dill is the most common variety of pickle and is created by fermenting the cucumber with herb dill or dill oil. Sour p... More »

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Cleopatra ruled the country of Egypt with her beauty as well as her mysteriously charming personality, and had affairs with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony. Cleopatra was the queen of Egypt starting in 52 B.C., and was on... More »

Depending on the historical source, Cleopatra spoke anywhere between five to nine languages, which included her native Greek, classic Egyptian and multiple other native languages within Egypt. Most historical accounts, i... More »

Cleopatra was the queen of Egypt and the last of the dynasty of Macedonian rulers, but she is best known for her romantic relationships and military alliances with Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Cleopatra n... More »

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Cleopatra is an iconic figure of ancient Egypt for a variety of reasons, according to BBC History. She was the last queen of ancient Egypt, formed alliances with Roman leaders and took her own life in a final act of defi... More »

Cleopatra influenced the world first by persuading Julius Caesar to help her defeat her husband and brother, Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII, so she could become sole supreme ruler over all of Egypt, and later by exacerbating the r... More »