How did Cleopatra vii come to her power?

Cleopatra was actually the heir to her father's kingdom. However, her brothers and sister indulged in the Ptolemy family sport of trying to kill off or usurp one another. They drove Cleopatra out, and it wasen't until Julius Caesar arrived that Cleopatra was firmly established on the throne. This was in 47 BC.
Cleopatra was actually the heir to her father's kingdom. However, her brothers and sister indulged in the Ptolemy family sport of trying to kill off or usurp one another. They drove Cleopatra out, and it wasen't until Julius Caesar arrived that Cleopatra was firmly established on the throne. This was in 47 BC.