//Kanye West Lyrics Perfectly Describe The Story Of Julius Caesar And Cleopatra

Kanye West Lyrics Perfectly Describe The Story Of Julius Caesar And Cleopatra

Shakespeare would either be proud or he’s rolling in his grave. This is a continuation of history and lyrical poetry.

1. Julius Caesar on meeting Cleopatra for the first time:

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2. Caesar restores Cleopatra to the throne:

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3. Cleopatra gives birth to Ptolemy Caesar:

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Close enough. Ptolemy was around 17 when he died.

4. Caesar refuses to name Ptolemy as his heir:

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5. Cleopatra arrives in Rome and it’s a huge scandal:

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6. And Caesar declares:

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7. Caesar is murdered by the senate on The Ides of March. “Et, tu Brute?”:

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8. Cleopatra meets Marc Antony:

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9. Octavian talking shit about the whole affair:

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10. And problems ensue:

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11. Antony when Cleopatra turns her ships around and ditches him after Octavian sends a Roman fleet to conquer Egypt:

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12. Cleopatra ends it all after Octavian successfully invades Egypt:

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