“Cleopatra the Great” ~ Personal Experience + One-Hundred Facts

Cleopatra VII is iconic — arguably the most famous and powerful woman in history! Yet there is so much misinformation about her in Hollywood and general pop culture. I am here to sort out fact from fiction, to explain why such negative propaganda against her exists, and personal experience as to why this public figureContinue reading ““Cleopatra the Great” ~ Personal Experience + One-Hundred Facts”

Film Review: Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

“Caesar and Cleopatra” ~ The two-hour long film from 1945 is an adaptation of the George Bernard Shaw play from 1898. The somewhat historically accurate plot line follows the true political alliance between Julius Caesar (solider and eventual dictator of Rome) and Cleopatra Selene VII (queen of Egypt,) and explores the connection between each other.Continue reading “Film Review: Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)”

Throwback Thursday ~ reflecting upon old posts

I write a lot — especially as of lately. I have published hundreds of posts on here. I feel shy about a lot of them and some even make me cringe. But that is what art is all about, yes? –Putting your raw self out there, vulnerable to criticism. My ego doesn’t always like it:Continue reading “Throwback Thursday ~ reflecting upon old posts”

Book Review: “Antony and Cleopatra” by Adrian Goldsworthy

The story of Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII is captivating and still fascinates us to this day. It is intense and dramatic. However, the story is filled with myths and loopholes that will make you sincerely question what the truth is. Once I became interested in the legendary romance of Antony & Cleopatra, I decidedContinue reading “Book Review: “Antony and Cleopatra” by Adrian Goldsworthy”