Two Friends Talk History

Dysfunctional Families: the Anarchy and the Ptolemies

December 17, 2020 Two Friends Talk History Season 1 Episode 10
Two Friends Talk History
Dysfunctional Families: the Anarchy and the Ptolemies
Show Notes

In this week's episode, Liam delves into 'The Anarchy' of 12th century England when Empress Matilda battled her cousin King Stephen for control of the English throne.  Meanwhile, Zofia navigates the twisted tale of some terrible Ptolemies: Cleopatra II, her daughter Cleopatra III and the husband they shared, Ptolemy VIII. The 2nd century BCE ruling dynasty of Egypt known for murders, mayhem, matricides and more!

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Music by the wonderfully talented Chris Sharples

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