Views of Cleopatra

According to associate professor of English Francesca Royster, Cleopatra as pop culture icon tends to resurface during times of crisis in society.

The Week

A very interesting article about Ptolemy’s descendent, Cleopatra VII at The Week. You can read the article here. The statement makes Cleopatra sound rather like a character from folk lore who ‘appears’ in response to some anxiety or need among a certain people.

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