Since no accounts exist of Cleopatra's life during the Hellenistic Period, it is difficult to know with certainty the true origins of her Biography. Much of what is known about her comes from the work of Greco-Roman Scholars. Depicting her exotic beauty and powers of seduction earning her place in history and popular myth. Not only is her beauty a mystery, but her death as well. With many speculations from a poison ointment, a cobra bite, or she was actually murdered.