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Why could Cleopatra speak Greek?

Cleopatra spoke Greek because Greek was her native language. Even though the Ptolemies ruled Egypt, they were Greek and kept the Greek language and blended Greek culture with the Egyptian culture (or they tried to). Full Answer

Is greek a dead language?

Ancient Greek is a dead language which means it is not spoken as a common everyday language for people to communicate with. However modern Greek is still spoken in Grease and some parts of Italy. Full Answer