The Resource Antony and Cleopatra, Adrian Goldsworthy

Antony and Cleopatra, Adrian Goldsworthy

Label
Antony and Cleopatra
Title
Antony and Cleopatra
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Goldsworthy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this remarkable dual biography of the two great lovers of antiquity, preeminent historian Adrian Goldsworthy goes beyond myth and romance to create a nuanced and historically acute portrayal of his subjects--who were first and foremost "political animals."
Summary
In this dual biography of the two great lovers of antiquity, historian Adrian Goldsworthy goes beyond myth and romance to create a portrait of his subjects--who were first and foremost political animals
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
373384
Cataloging source
QU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith
Dewey number
937.05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Antonius, Marcus
  • Cleopatra
  • Antonius, Marcus
  • Cleopatra
  • Romans
  • Generals
  • Statesmen
  • Queens
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Rome
Target audience
adult
Label
Antony and Cleopatra, Adrian Goldsworthy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The two lands -- The "she-wolf" : Rome's Republic -- The Ptolemies -- The orator, the spendthrift and the pirates -- The oboe player -- Adolescent -- The return of the king -- Candidate -- "The new sibling-loving gods" -- Tribune -- Queen -- Civil war -- Caesar -- Master of horse -- Not king, but Caesar -- Consul -- "One of three" -- Goddess -- Vengeance -- Dionysus and Aphrodite -- Crisis -- Invasion -- "Lover of her fatherland" -- "India and Asia tremble" : the grand expedition -- Queen of kings -- "Is she my wife?" -- War -- Actium -- "A fine deed" -- Conclusion: History and the great romance
Control code
000046301631
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 470 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300165340
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)659615512
Label
Antony and Cleopatra, Adrian Goldsworthy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The two lands -- The "she-wolf" : Rome's Republic -- The Ptolemies -- The orator, the spendthrift and the pirates -- The oboe player -- Adolescent -- The return of the king -- Candidate -- "The new sibling-loving gods" -- Tribune -- Queen -- Civil war -- Caesar -- Master of horse -- Not king, but Caesar -- Consul -- "One of three" -- Goddess -- Vengeance -- Dionysus and Aphrodite -- Crisis -- Invasion -- "Lover of her fatherland" -- "India and Asia tremble" : the grand expedition -- Queen of kings -- "Is she my wife?" -- War -- Actium -- "A fine deed" -- Conclusion: History and the great romance
Control code
000046301631
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 470 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780300165340
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)659615512

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