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Cleopatra : a biography /

Main Author: Roller, Duane W.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Series: Women in antiquity.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cleopatra's ancestry and background
  • The Ptolemaic heritage and the involvement with Rome
  • Cleopatra's youth and education
  • Becoming queen (51-47 BC)
  • Consolidating the empire (47-40 BC)
  • The peak years (40-34 BC)
  • The operation of the kingdom
  • Scholarship and culture at the court of Cleopatra
  • Downfall (34-30 BC)
  • Outline of Cleopatra's life and career
  • Genealogy of the later Ptolemies
  • Cleopatra's mother
  • Was Cleopatra a Roman citizen?
  • Some ancient literary descriptions of Cleopatra
  • The iconography of Cleopatra VII.