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"Rome" Caesarion (TV Episode 2005) Poster

(TV Series)

(2005)

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Under Roman law, Caesar and Cleopatra could not marry. Ancient Roman law stipulated that marriage was only possible between two Roman citizens. Although Cleopatra was Greek by birth and a naturalized Egyptian, neither counted under Roman law.
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Caesar and Cleopatra's relationship actually lasted longer than is shown in the series. According to history, Caesar carried on with Cleopatra for 14 years; she visited Rome repeatedly, often staying in Caesar's own villa.
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Since Cleopatra was not a citizen of Rome (although Egypt was a Roman province), technically Caesar was not committing adultery.
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Julius Caesar was the first Roman to have his face put on a coin.
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Cleopatra was actually the seventh queen of that name.
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The coins bearing Caesar's image were considered outrageous vanity by the Ancient Romans. After his death they were called, "the coins that killed Caesar".
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