3 FORBIDDEN ROMANCES IN HISTORY

Unfortunately, living an infatuated love story wasn’t possible in history for everybody, in which it sometimes leads to end up lives.so let’s drown in 3 forbidden love stories in history.

1- CLEOPATRA AND MARK ANTONY

Mark Antony was a roman politician and general, Cleopatra was the famed queen of Egypt…both were madly in love with each other, but sadly everything comes to an end including their magnificent love story, in which Octavius the emperor of ancient Rome claimed to Antony to marry his sister as a proof of loyalty,notwithstand he kept his affair with the love of his life Cleopatra and, they had 3 kids together then later he decided to divorce his wife ,in which Octavius declared a war on both of them but the biggest issue here they should protect their kids, so Cleopatra negotiated with Octavius the protection of her kids in return Sending a letter to Mark Antony proclaiming that she committed suicide , after reading it Antony decided to take his life, thus when he’s corpse was brought to Cleopatra she also decided to end up her life next to his corpse by drinking poison.

2-LAYLA AND MAJNUN

Layla and Majnun is an old Arab story that inspired the Persian poet ”Nizami Ganjavi” to write a poem about it, and ”Eric Clapton” song LAYLA. Which is about Layla the daughter of a rich man and Qays a poet that were hysterically in love with each other, but Layla’s father forced her to marry someone else in which Qays went mad in grief that’s why they called him ”Majnun” which means ” someone lost his mind” in Arabic. Thus, Qays moved to the desert where he found peace of mind but still living in grief, but in the meanwhile Layla passed away from heartbreak later Majnun/ Qays was found dead in the wilderness near to Layla’s grave.

3- INES DE CASTRO AND KING PEDRO

King Pedro was expected to marry in an arranged marriage with ”Constance” of Castillo, in which he met Constance’s maid Ines de Castro, and he felt deeply in love with her which it was reciprocated…. So they kept it a clandestine relationship, but with time Pedro’s father knew about the secret relationship and murdered Ines de Castro. Pedro built a royal tomb for his lover and had all of Portugal swear allegiance to Ines as their queen, that’s why she’s more known as the Portugal’s corpse queen.

So, i hope y’all enjoyed it. Don’t forget to share your thoughts with us down bellow.// Take Care//

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