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pardoning

Pardon (verb) : a governmental decision to allow a person convicted of a crime to be treated as though never convicted

2

Marcus Brutus

Marcus Brutus (85-42 BCE) was a politician of the late Roman Republic and an advisor to Julius Caesar. He would play a leading role in Caesar's death.

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Cleopatra

Cleopatra (69-30 BCE) ruled as queen of Egypt until her death.

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the Great Library

The Library of Alexandria was one of the largest libraries of the ancient world. The fire in the library destroyed countless collections, and so this event is considered one of the greatest losses of knowledge in Western history.