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Antony and Cleopatra

Author: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The love affair between Antony and Cleopatra is one of the most famous stories from the ancient world. As one of the three men in control of the Roman Empire, Antony was perhaps the most powerful man of his day; while Cleopatra, who had already been Julius Caesar's lover, was the beautiful queen of Egypt, Rome's most important province. In this history, based exclusively on ancient sources and archaeological  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith.
Antony and Cleopatra.
London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2010
(OCoLC)760063829
Named Person: Marcus Antonius; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Marcus Antonius; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Marcus Antonius; Königin Kleopatra (Ägypten
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
ISBN: 9780297845676 0297845675
OCLC Number: 559792749
Description: 470 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Adrian Goldsworthy.

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The epic story of one of the most famous love affairs in history, by one of the world's leading ancient historians.  Read more...

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