Cleopatra : last queen of Egypt /

Cleopatra is often portrayed as a woman ruled by emotion rather than reason; a queen hurtling towards inevitable self-destruction. But these tales of seduction, intrigue, and suicide by asp have obfuscated Cleopatra's true political genius. Stripping away our preconceptions, many of them as old...

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Main Author: Tyldesley, Joyce A.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Basic Books, 2008.
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