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Cleopatra

 

The last pharaoh to rule Egypt, Cleopatra was a woman of intelligence and charisma, only later celebrated as a great beauty. Sophie and Neil discuss why she is still an object of fascination today.

This week’s question

Which country was Cleopatra’s family originally from? Is it…

a) Macedonia?

b) Ethiopia?

c) Egypt?

You’ll hear the answer at the end of the programme.

Vocabulary

the jury’s out on something
people haven’t decide about something yet

prominent
noticeable

attributes
qualities

wily
clever

sibling
brother or sister

ruthless
without pity

charisma
the ability to attract people to you

underrate
place too small a value on something

spectacle
visual impact

calculated
(here) carefully planned

December 8, 2016

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