Was Cleopatra cruel?

To our way of thinking and by our present day standards, yes, Cleopatra could be considered cruel. However, we should not judge the ancients by our standards as they did not live by them. In reality Cleopatra was no more cruel than any other ruler of her time.
To our way of thinking and by our present day standards, yes, Cleopatra could be considered cruel. However, we should not judge the ancients by our standards as they did not live by them. In reality Cleopatra was no more cruel than any other ruler of her time.