What is the political situation between Marc Antony and Cleopatra of Egypt?
Mark Anthony and Cleopatra VII were lovers and allies. They had three sons together. Mark Anthony gave kingdoms to the three children in the part of the Roman territories he controlled (the east). Alexander Helios became king of Armenia, Media and Parthia (the latter two were part of Persia) Ptolemy Philadelphus king of Syria and Cilicia (in the southeast of the Turkish Mediterranean coast) and Selene king of Cyrenaica (the coastal part of eastern Libya). Cleopatra and Caesarion, the son she had from her affair with Julius Caesar, were made Queen of Queens and King of Kings of Egypt. Egyptian troops fought in the Final Civil War of the Roman Republic which Octavian fought against Cleopatra and Mark Antony.