Famous Love Stories ♥ Cleopatra & Mark Antony

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The true love story of Antony and Cleopatra is one of the most memorable, intriguing and moving of all times. Their story was dramatized by William Shakespeare and is still staged all over the world and in 1963 a Hollywood blockbuster movie starring real life lovers Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. These two people put Egypt in a powerful position, but their love affair outraged the Romans who were wary of the growing dynasty of the Egyptians. Despite all the threats, Anthony and Cleopatra got married. It is said that while fighting a battle against Romans, Antony got false news of Cleopatra’s death. Shattered, he fell on his sword. When Cleopatra learned about Antony ‘s death, she was shocked. And she took her own life. Great love demands great sacrifices.

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