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Who was Cleopatra of Egypt? - Truthseekers

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Renowned for political prowess and her beauty, Cleopatra of Egypt has gone down as one of history's greatest leaders. But what is the truth behind her legendary life? Throughout history, certain civilisations, events and objects have fascinated and inspired us to dig deeper, climb higher and go further on our endless quest to uncover the truth. Presented by Dr Fern Riddell and Dr Karen Bellinger, Truthseekers looks at some of the most iconic mysteries of the world. It goes back to the beginning to see how myths passed down through time have become some of the greatest mysteries we know today. If we have learned anything, it’s that where there is mystery there will always be Truthseekers. People who will stop at nothing to uncover the truth behind myths and legends.