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Battle at Actium : Antony and Cleopatra

Author: International Masters Publishers.; Terra Nova Television.; Discovery Channel (Firm)
Publisher: [New York] : International Masters Publishers, 2009 ©2008
Series: Ancient civilizations, 41.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Database:WorldCat
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The Battle of Actium pitted a future Roman emperor against a Roman war hero and a beguiling female pharaoh. It is remembered as a test of Antony and Cleopatra's alliance, and as a turning point in western history. It has been suggested that the battle never took place, however, recent discoveries may provide evidence that the epic battle did happen.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Marcus Antonius; Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Marcus Antonius; Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: International Masters Publishers.; Terra Nova Television.; Discovery Channel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 700950536
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 pages : color maps, color illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Ancient civilizations, 41.
Other Titles: Battle of Actium
Responsibility: Discovery Channel.

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The Battle of Actium pitted a future Roman emperor against a Roman war hero and a beguiling female pharaoh. It is remembered as a test of Antony and Cleopatra's alliance, and as a turning point in western history. It has been suggested that the battle never took place, however, recent discoveries may provide evidence that the epic battle did happen.

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