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Cleopatra : last queen of Egypt

Author: Joyce A Tyldesley
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cleopatra is often portrayed as a woman ruled by emotion rather than reason; a queen hurtling towards inevitable self-destruction. But these tales of seduction, intrigue, and suicide by asp have obfuscated Cleopatra's true political genius. Stripping away our preconceptions, many of them as old as Egypt's Roman conquerors, Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley offers a magnificent biography of a most extraordinary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce A Tyldesley
ISBN: 9780465009404 0465009409 0465018920 9780465018925
OCLC Number: 232571601
Description: xiv, 290 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Princess of Egypt --
Queen of Egypt --
Alexandria-next-to-Egypt --
Cleopatra and Julius Caesar --
The new Isis --
Cleopatra and Mark Antony --
Death of a dream --
Cleopatra's children --
History becomes a legend.
Responsibility: Joyce Tyldesley.
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