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Cleopatra : a biography

Author: Duane W Roller
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2012.
Series: Women in antiquity
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Named Person: Kleopatra, Ägypten Königin; Königin VII ) Kleopatra (Ägypten
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duane W Roller
ISBN: 9780199829965 0199829969
OCLC Number: 775076607
Contents: Preface ; Abbreviations ; List of Illustrations ; Introduction ; 1. Cleopatra's Ancestry and Background ; 2. The Ptolemaic Heritage and the Entanglement With Rome ; 3. Cleopatra's Youth and Education ; 4. Becoming Queen (51-47 BC) ; 5. Consolidating the Empire (47-40 BC) ; 6. The Peak Years (40-34 BC) ; 7. The Operation of the Kingdom ; 8. Scholarship and Culture at the Court of Cleopatra ; 9. Downfall (34-30 BC) ; Appendices ; Bibliography ; List of Passages Cited ; Index
Series Title: Women in antiquity
Responsibility: Duane W. Roller.


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This is Cleopatra laid bare without any distractions: a good beginning for readers who know little about her and want to learn more. * History Today * Roller offers a superb panorama of the society Read more...

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