(Belated) Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/26/20

Biography: Blaise Pascal (via Wikipedia.org) - Bathtub Bulletin

If Cleopatra’s nose had been shorter, the whole face of the earth would have been different.”   —   Blaise Pascal

(Is this because he himself had a fairly prominent proboscis?  Because I don’t see where he was going with this!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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2 Responses to “(Belated) Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/26/20”


  1. 1 lwc July 28, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    Did Cleopatra have a big nose?
    Coins with her portrait show her with manly features and a large, hooked nose, though some historians contend that she intentionally portrayed herself as masculine as a display of strength.

    Cleopatra was one of the most popular queens and the last pharaoh of Egypt. In her lifetime, she made several contributions to her empire and proved herself as an independent ruler, determined to fight for her country in a world dominated by men. She proved to be one of the greatest ruler of Egypt.

    What was Cleopatra’s greatest accomplishment?
    #1 She was the last active pharaoh of Egypt.
    #2 She could speak many languages.
    #3 Cleopatra influenced the politics of Rome like no other woman of her era.
    #4 She led a fleet at the naval Battle of Actium.
    #5 Cleopatra influenced the way Western empires would be governed.
    #6 She inspired art and literature as an enigmatic queen for centuries.

  2. 2 unclerave July 29, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Great info, lwc! It doesn’t exactly answer my question, but I enjoyed the history. — YUR


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