Ancients Behaving Badly (2009): S01E08 – Cleopatra


Introduction

Biography Documentary hosted by Tom McCamus, published by History Channel in 2009.

The series brings to life the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world.

Outline

The infamous Queen of Egypt, known for her legendary powers of seduction, would stop at nothing, even murdering her entire family, to get her own way. The image of Queen Cleopatra is above all that of a great seducer, a ‘femme fatale’ who used seduction to achieve power, and whose own power could in turn be seductive. Driven by power and ambition, her life was dominated by a heady cocktail of sex and murder.

Ancients Behaving Badly Series

You can find a full index and overview of Ancients Behaving Badly here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 25 December 2009.
  • Rating: TV-PG.
  • Running Time: 44 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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