Cleopatra was born at the beginning of 69 B.C. or at the end of 70 B.C. in Egypt. Cleopatra,although known as Egypt's greatest queen,had not even the smallest drop of Egyptian blood.She and her entire family, which consisted of several siblings, was what was called Macedonian Greek.
Cleopatra turned out to be very good at politics and was able to bring prosperity and peaceful times to a country which had become poverty-stricken and torn apart by war. Cleopatra met Julius Caesar when she was twenty-one years old.Caesar was charmed by the youthful and intelligent woman and took her to Rome with him. And thus began the most famous affair in history.