That year Cléopatre was 18 years old, Ptolémée 12 – her father died. According to legend, the person who inherited ancient Egypt was not the prince, but the eldest daughter and son of the king. That means that even if the king’s main child, he must marry the princess who has the right to inherit the throne as his wife before he can ascend to the throne. Social worker I can control anyone else but i can control poster. Thus, the King of ancient Egypt, in order to ensure pure bloodline, gradually formed the tradition of a five-nation kingdom, the king married his children. Therefore, Ptolémée 12 – the father of Cléopatre made a will, leaving Cléopatre 18 and Ptolémée 13 – the 12-year-old older brother to marry her, to take power. In 51 BC, Cléopatre and Ptolémée 13 – the couple inherited the throne, and ruled the upper Egypt.