In the play "Antony and Cleopatra," does Cleopatra betray Antony?
In Act III of the play, Antony and Cleopatra are fighting Octavian, now called Caesar Augustus, for control of the eastern Roman Empire. Their fleet has been destroyed, and now they face imprisonment or execution. Caesar meets with Antony's ambassador and tells him that Cleopatra will be rewarded if she hands Antony over to him.
In Act III, scene 13, Antony has learned that Cleopatra plans to lay down her crown at Caesar's feet and let him...
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