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The Lighthouse of Alexandria: An Ancient Greek Engineering Marvel

The Lighthouse of Alexandria, the last standing of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was an engineering marvel that served to guide ships to the port city. It was completed in the 3rd century BC during the reign of...

Ptolemaic Dynasty, The Royal Family of Cleopatra

Cleopatra VII Philopator is one of the most famous figures of antiquity, but few people are familiar with the fascinating history of her ancestors. The Ptolemaic Dynasty, to which she belonged, was founded by Ptolemy I Soter, one of the...

New Netflix Documentary Forgets Cleopatra was Greek

A new Netflix documentary, Queen Cleopatra, exploring the life of the legendary ruler of Egypt, has come under fire for historical revisionism. The documentary has been criticized for "blackwashing" due to the decision to depict Cleopatra as black, despite...