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Cleopatras

Author: J E G Whitehorne
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although there are many books about the famous Cleopatra, this is the first study in English also devoted to her less well-known, but equally illustrious, namesakes. "Cleopatras" looks at the lives  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Königin II ) Kleopatra (Ägypten; Königin III ) Kleopatra (Ägypten
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J E G Whitehorne
ISBN: 0415058066 9780415058063
OCLC Number: 28421522
Description: x, 243 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. From Myth to Legend: The Earliest Cleopatras --
2. Cleopatra, Perdiccas II, and Archelaus --
3. Philip II's Last Wife --
4. A Double Mystery --
5. Alexander's Sister --
6. From Aegae to Alexandria --
7. The Seleucid Connection (1): Cleopatra I --
8. Cleopatra II and Ptolemy VI --
9. Cleopatra II and Ptolemy VIII --
10. Cleopatra II, Cleopatra III, and Ptolemy VIII --
11. Cleopatra III and Her Children --
12. The Seleucid Connection (2): Cleopatra Thea and her Husbands --
13. The Seleucid Connection (3): Cleopatra Selene and the Last of the Seleucids --
14. The Twilight of the Ptolemies: Cleopatra Berenice III, Cleopatra V Tryphaena --
15. Cleopatra VII's Suicide --
16. The End of the Line: Cleopatra Selene of Mauretania --
Appendix 1: Who's Who among the Ptolemies --
Appendix 2: Genealogical Tables.
Responsibility: John Whitehorne.
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'Highly entertaining and extremely useful ... a valuable introduction to a difficult period of late Hellenistic history. Whitehorne has a good command of the evidence and writes with authority and a Read more...

 
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