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Roman Emperors and Their Rule
Graphs and numbers depicting the Roman empire
Historical Accuracy of the movie scene of Cleopatra’s entry into Rome
How historically accurate is the scene from the 1963 film?
Cleopatra - Queen of Egypt, and her unfortunate portrayal
A view of the famous queen's unfair portrayal
My brief review of HBO's Rome and its depiction of Cleopatra
A brief review of HBO's Rome and its depiction of Cleopatra
A document with Cleopatra's signature
We'll take a look at a tantalizing document with what appears to be the Queen's signature
Chronology and timeline of Ancient Egypt
Get a sense of rulers and their timelines in ancient Egypt with graphs and numbers!
The Search for Cleopatra's Tomb
An examination of ancient sources and theories behind the location of the lost tomb
The Story of the Lost Army of Cambyses
What happened to Persian King Cambyses' army sent to Siwa in 524 B.C.?
Why are you not doing your homework, princess?
A delightful tale of gentle admonishment from king Assurbanipal's sister to his future queen
How long did it take? Fascinating facts from history
Look at interesting historical events from the perspective of how long it took.
Where's my gold? Complaints from the ancient past
An amusing litany of Royal complaints regarding an Egyptian Pharaoh
The Spartacus Rebellion - A note on the trilogy
How Jay Penner's Spartacus trilogy differs from other treatments of the subject
What's in a name? Alexander and Caesar: How their names were adopted
How the two conqueror's names entered the lexicon
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Jay Penner writes fast-paced, realistic ancient historical fiction. His highly-rated books regularly feature in category bestsellers on Amazon. He is the author of Spartacus, Cleopatra, and Whispers of Atlantis series. Reach out to him or subscribe to his popular newsletter.