CAIRO – 15 March 2022: On March 21, the Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome is holding an art exhibition entitled "Cleopatra between Egypt & Italy", in the presence of a number of artists, public figures and media professionals.
The cultural evening is inaugurated at the Cleopatra Gallery by Mirella Ventura and is curated by Anna Izumo of Arte Borgo Gallery.
The academy is set to present two exceptional speakers, the famous Egyptologist Zahi Hawass and the great art historian and critic Vittorio Sgarbi, who will speak about the most famous queen of all time, Cleopatra VII.
After that, a film screening will be presented about the Pharaoh’s Golden Parade and the opening of Al-Kebbash Road in Luxor.
It is worth mentioning that Queen Cleopatra VII, known simply as Cleopatra, is the last queen of the Macedonian Dynasty, who ruled Egypt from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC, until the conquest of Egypt by the Romans in 30 BC.
Cleopatra was the daughter of Ptolemy XII. She succeeded him as queen in 51 BC, sharing the throne with her brother, Ptolemy XIII. She has been described as beautiful and charming, contrary to what is shown in most photos.
As for the men who fell in love with her, they were captivated by her strong, sweet personality, her intelligence and her cunningness.