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The reign of Cleopatra

Author: Stanley Mayer Burstein
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Greenwood guides to historic events of the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Designed as an accessible introduction to Cleopatra VII and her time, this book offers readers and researchers an appealing mix of descriptive chapters, biographical sketches, and annotated primary documents. An overview of the Ptolemaic Dynasty is presented in the introduction, and is followed by chapters on Cleopatra's life, the reality of Ptolemaic Egypt, Cleopatra's multicultural Egyptian society, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Named Person: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Kleopatra, Ägypten Königin; Königin VII ) Kleopatra (Ägypten
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Mayer Burstein
ISBN: 0313325278 9780313325274
OCLC Number: 55738177
Description: xxiii, 179 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chronology of events --
Historical background --
Cleopatra's life --
Ptolemaic Egypt: how did it work? --
Cleopatra's Egypt: a multicultural society --
Alexandria: city of culture and conflict --
Queen and symbol --
Biographies: significant figures in the reign of Cleopatra VII --
Primary documents concerning Cleopatra VII --
Appendix: The Ptolemies.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to historic events of the ancient world.
Responsibility: Stanley M. Burstein.
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Ambitious, intelligent, and desired by men and emperors, Cleopatra VII came to power at a time when Roman and Egyptian interests increasingly tended to concern the same object: the Egyptian Empire  Read more...


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