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Dear readers:  As a result of seeing “Cleopatra – The Exhibition” last week, I discovered a 1983 BBC series called “The Cleopatras”.

Cleopatra the exhibit

Last night, I located the YouTube videos.

It is an 8-episode production that supposedly covers all the Cleopatras [though it starts with the “love triangle” if mother Cleopatra II, daughter Cleopatra III, and Ptolemy VIII (aka Physcon/”Fatty”)].

The production clearly demonstrates that the worst enemy a Ptolemy had was another Ptolemy.

Clearly, it is not the same production quality of “I, Claudius”.  However, I thought it may amuse some of the history fans among my readers.




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