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Cleopatra: Empress of the Nile

Ron Miller

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ISBN : 9781435138322
Hardcover
200 pages
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A ruthless seductress? A brilliant political strategist? For centuries, Cleopatras life has been surrounded by melodramatic mystery and romantic myth, depicted everywhere from Shakespearean drama to Hollywood extravaganzas.In this elegantlyMoreA ruthless seductress? A brilliant political strategist? For centuries, Cleopatras life has been surrounded by melodramatic mystery and romantic myth, depicted everywhere from Shakespearean drama to Hollywood extravaganzas.In this elegantly illustrated book, Ron Miller and Sommer Browning look at the life and legends of the powerful queen. Cleopatras romantic and political union with the mighty Julius Caesar made her one of the most powerful women in history. After Caesars assassination, the politician and general Mark Anthony feel in love with Cleopatra, and their ensuing relationship was legendary for its opulence and excesses. Miller and Browning also detail the tragedy and enigma of Cleopatras last days, as well as portrayals of her in historical accounts, films, paintings, and plays.