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Cleopatra

Cleopatra and Ptolemy XIII fallout between them led to open civil war

2040s BC
Alexandria, Egypt

Cleopatra and her younger brother Ptolemy XIII acceded to the throne as joint rulers, but a fallout between them led to open civil war. Cleopatra fled briefly to Roman Syria in 48 BC but returned later that year with an army to confront Ptolemy XIII.


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