Why did Cleopatra stab herself?

Cleopatra did not stab herself. She committed suicide by some type of poison. The reason for her suicide was that she could not face the humiliation of being paraded in Rome in Octavian's triumph and either being killed or living the rest of her life in disgrace.
Cleopatra did not stab herself. She committed suicide by some type of poison. The reason for her suicide was that she could not face the humiliation of being paraded in Rome in Octavian's triumph and either being killed or living the rest of her life in disgrace.