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Antony and Cleopatra

Author: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this dual biography of the two great lovers of antiquity, historian Adrian Goldsworthy goes beyond myth and romance to create a portrait of his subjects--who were first and foremost political animals.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Marcus Antonius; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Marcus Antonius; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Marcus Antonius; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
ISBN: 9780300165340 030016534X 9780300177459 0300177453
OCLC Number: 659615512
Description: vi, 470 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical tables, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The two lands --
The "she-wolf" : Rome's Republic --
The Ptolemies --
The orator, the spendthrift and the pirates --
The oboe player --
Adolescent --
The return of the king --
Candidate --
"The new sibling-loving gods" --
Tribune --
Queen --
Civil war --
Caesar --
Master of horse --
Not king, but Caesar --
Consul --
"One of three" --
Goddess --
Vengeance --
Dionysus and Aphrodite --
Crisis --
Invasion --
"Lover of her fatherland" --
"India and Asia tremble" : the grand expedition --
Queen of kings --
"Is she my wife?" --
War --
Actium --
"A fine deed" --
Conclusion: History and the great romance.
Responsibility: Adrian Goldsworthy.

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In this dual biography of the two great lovers of antiquity, historian Adrian Goldsworthy goes beyond myth and romance to create a portrait of his subjects--who were first and foremost political animals.

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