Cleopatra VII Philopater, mistress of Julius Caesar, wife of Marc Antony, Pharaoh of Egypt, killed herself on 12 August 30 BC.  With her death the Ptolemaic Dynasty of Egypt ended. Except, actually, it didn’t. Cleopatra was, genetically, Egyptian-in-name-only.  The Ptolemaic Dynasty came to power in Egypt after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 …

  • August 4, 2020
  • Macedonia
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History consists of a lot of times and places when it would have been the opposite of awesome to exist in the prescribed role for women.  Certainly ancient Greece checks this box, as, in the worlds of a museum website, “Greek women had virtually no political rights of any kind and were controlled by men …

  • July 19, 2020
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In August 1963, one month after an earthquake decimated the capital of Skopje, an open topped car zipped around the Socialist Republic of Macedonia carrying two powerful men who were dancing around a renewed relationship.  Josip Broz Tito, whose fantastic response to Stalin’s constant dispatching of assassins ended Soviet/Yugoslav relations for many years, was showing …

  • May 20, 2020
  • Macedonia , Macedonia
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