Cleopatra: unpicking myth from reality

Joyce Tyldesley explores the life and legacy of the last queen of Egypt

Cleopatra bust. (Photo by Getty Images)

The ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII is one of the most famous women in history, but how many of the legends surrounding her are actually true? Egyptologist Professor Joyce Tyldesley explores the life and legacy of the last queen of Egypt.

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Joyce Tyldesley is the author of Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt (Profile, 2008)

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