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Cleopatra Was Not Egyptian
Although she was born in Egypt, Cleopatra was not Egyptian. As far as Historians can tell, Cleopatra was of Greek descent. She was a descendant of Alexander the Great's Macedonian general Ptolemy.
Female Gladiators Also Existed
There were female Gladiators in Ancient Rome! A female gladiator was called a Gladiatrix, or Gladiatrices. They fought each other, or wild animals, to entertain audiences at various games and festivals. Gladiatrices were extremely rare, unlike their male counterparts.