Sometimes, while reading history, one comes across a fact one never expected to see. Would anyone expect an ancient Indian Emperor to have a Greek wife? Well, he did.
Musa of Parthia: Slave to Queen of Queens
Queen Musa of Parthia's origins are surprising for a great ancient queen, but perhaps those very origins are why we never hear of her.
Iset: Amenhotep III’s Daughter and Wife
Iset, also known as Aset or Isis, was just another Egyptian princess. Like many of her sisters, she went on to become the wife of her father, Amenhotep III.
Cleopatra Selene II: The Only Daughter of the Last Pharaoh
Queen Cleopatra VII is quite famous for being the last Pharaoh of Egypt. Her daughter, the Queen of Mauretania, was even more amazing than she was.
Queen Berenice: The Solo Pharaoh of Egypt
More than two thousand years ago, a lady killed a bunch of people and attempted to rule Egypt on her own. That obviously didn’t end well, as we’ll see.