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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English



  • Egypt


  • Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Queens -- Egypt -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [181]

StatementIllustrated by W. T. Mars.
GenreBiography, Juvenile literature.
SeriesWorld landmark books, W-50
LC ClassificationsDT92.7 .H67
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5821515M
LC Control Number61007784

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  About this book This beautifully illustrated new biography of Cleopatra draws on literary, archaeological, and art historical evidence to paint an intimate and compelling portrait of the most famous Queen of Egypt.   Daughter of King Ptolemy XII Auletes, Cleopatra was destined to become the last queen of the Macedonian dynasty that ruled Egypt between the death of Alexander the Great in bce and its annexation by Rome in 30 bce. The line had been founded by Alexander’s general Ptolemy, who became King Ptolemy I Soter of Egypt. Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth Susan Walker, Editor, Peter Higgs, Editor, R. G. W. Anderson, Foreword by Princeton University Press $75 (p) ISBN Buy this book.   His book on Cleopatra is informative as well as entertaining. Cleopatra was a Greek Macedonian ruler of Egypt with a deep love for culture and powerful men. Her liaisons with Caesar and Antony are very well described, as are her achievements as queen/5(6).

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