The rich history of ancient Egypt is often reduced to nothing but Pharaohs and slaves in the desert. Today we will be bringing to life the fascinating tale of the Ptolemaic Dynasty and its most famous ruler, Queen Cleopatra!

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Documentary Credits:
Research: Arienne King
Script: Invicta
Artwork: Robbie McSweeney, Assassin’s Creed Origins
Editing: Invicta
Music: Assassin’s Creed Origins Soundtrack

Secondary Sources
-Egypt in the Age of Cleopatra by Michel Chauveau
-The Hellenistic Age by Peter Green
-Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt: Case Studies in the Social History of the Hellenistic World by Naphtali
-Cleopatra: A Biography by Duane Roller
-Cleopatra: A Sourcebook by Prudence Jones
-Cleopatra and Rome by Diane E. E. Kleiner
-The Last Pharaohs: Egypt Under the Ptolemies, 305 to 30 BCE by J.G. Manning
-Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture by Jean Bingen
-Army & Society in Ptolemaic Egypt by Christelle Fischer-
-Money in Ptolemaic Egypt by Sitta von Reden
-Law & Enforcement in Ptolemaic Egypt by John Bauschatz
-Counting the Greeks in Egypt: Immigration in the First Century of Ptolemaic Rule by
Christelle Fischer-Bovet
-Ancient Alexandria: Between Egypt and Greece by W. V. Harris and Giovanni Ruffini
-The Hellenistic Age from the Battle of Ipsos to the Death of Kleopatra by Stanley
-The Ptolemies, the Sea and the Nile: Studies in Waterborne Power edited by Kostas
-Buraselis, Mary Stefanou and Dorothy J. Thompson
-Ethnicity in Ptolemaic Egypt by Koen Goudriaan

Primary Sources
-Parallel Lives by Plutarch
-Roman History by Cassius Dio
-Geografia by Strabo
-The Histories by Polybius