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The Resource Cleopatra and Antony : the true story of the ancient world's greatest love affair, Diana Preston

Cleopatra and Antony : the true story of the ancient world's greatest love affair, Diana Preston

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Cleopatra and Antony : the true story of the ancient world's greatest love affair
Title
Cleopatra and Antony
Title remainder
the true story of the ancient world's greatest love affair
Statement of responsibility
Diana Preston
Title variation
Cleopatra & Antony
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Evaluates the relationship between the two leaders of the ancient world against the backdrop of their time, exploring the facts and mythology surrounding their individual lives and famous love affair as they influenced the rise of the Roman Empire
Writing style
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305047
Cataloging source
BT
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1952-
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Preston, Diana
Dewey number
937.05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Cleopatra
  • Antonius, Marcus
  • Statesmen
  • Queens
  • Generals
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Rome
Target audience
adult
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power, love, and politics in the ancient world
Label
Cleopatra and Antony : the true story of the ancient world's greatest love affair, Diana Preston
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Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-381) and index
Contents
I. Dynasty of Eagles -- 1. Keeping It in the Family -- 2. Siblings and Sibylline Prophecies -- II. Romulus's Cesspit -- 3. The Race for Glory -- 4. 'Odi et Amo' -- 5. Crossing the Rubicon -- III. Queen of Egypt, Mistress of Rome -- 6. Like a Virgin -- 7. The Alexandrian War -- 8. 'Veni, Vidi, Vici' -- 9. 'Slave of the Times' -- 10. The Ides of March -- IV. Isis Alone -- 11. 'Flight of the Queen' -- 12. Ruler of the East -- V. Taming Heracles -- 13. Mighty Aphrodite -- 14. 'Give It to Fulvia' -- 15. Single Mother -- 16. The Awful Calamity -- VI. Gods of the East -- 17. Sun and Moon -- 18. 'Theatrical, Overdone and Anti-Roman' -- 19. 'A Woman of Egypt' -- 20. The Battle of Actium -- 21. After Actium -- 22. Death on the Nile -- 23. 'Too Many Caesars is Not a Good Thing' -- Postscript - 'This Pair so Famous' -- Who Was Who in the First Century BC
Control code
000043249493
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 398 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385612463
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
Label
Cleopatra and Antony : the true story of the ancient world's greatest love affair, Diana Preston
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-381) and index
Contents
I. Dynasty of Eagles -- 1. Keeping It in the Family -- 2. Siblings and Sibylline Prophecies -- II. Romulus's Cesspit -- 3. The Race for Glory -- 4. 'Odi et Amo' -- 5. Crossing the Rubicon -- III. Queen of Egypt, Mistress of Rome -- 6. Like a Virgin -- 7. The Alexandrian War -- 8. 'Veni, Vidi, Vici' -- 9. 'Slave of the Times' -- 10. The Ides of March -- IV. Isis Alone -- 11. 'Flight of the Queen' -- 12. Ruler of the East -- V. Taming Heracles -- 13. Mighty Aphrodite -- 14. 'Give It to Fulvia' -- 15. Single Mother -- 16. The Awful Calamity -- VI. Gods of the East -- 17. Sun and Moon -- 18. 'Theatrical, Overdone and Anti-Roman' -- 19. 'A Woman of Egypt' -- 20. The Battle of Actium -- 21. After Actium -- 22. Death on the Nile -- 23. 'Too Many Caesars is Not a Good Thing' -- Postscript - 'This Pair so Famous' -- Who Was Who in the First Century BC
Control code
000043249493
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 398 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385612463
Other physical details
col. ill., maps

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