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Cleopatra and Antony : power, love, and politics in the ancient world / Diana Preston.

By: Preston, Diana, 1952-
Publisher: New York : Walker Pub. Co., 2009.Edition: 1st U.S. edDescription: viii, 333 p. : col. ill., map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780802717382; 0802717381Subject(s): Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, -30 B.C | Antonius, Marcus, 83 B.C.?-30 B.C | Couples -- Egypt -- Biography | Power (Social sciences) -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500 | Love -- Political aspects -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500 | Political culture -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500 | Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C. -- Biography | Egypt -- Politics and government -- 332-30 B.CDDC classification: 932/.0210922 | B LOC classification: DT92.7 | .P74 2009
Contents:
Keeping it in the family -- Siblings and Sibylline prophecies -- The race for glory -- "Odi et amo" -- Crossing the Rubicon -- Like a virgin -- The Alexandrian War -- "Veni, vidi, vici" -- "Slave of the times" -- The ides of March -- "Flight of the queen" -- Ruler of the East -- Mighty Aphrodite -- "Give it to Fulvia" -- Single mother -- "The awful calamity" -- Sun and Moon -- "Theatrical, overdone, and anti-Roman" -- "A woman of Egypt" -- The Battle of Actium -- After Actium -- Death on the Nile -- "Too many Caesars is not a good thing" -- Postscript: "This pair so famous" -- Appendix: Putting a face to a famous name -- Who was who in the first century BC.
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Book British Museum
Egypt and Sudan Shelves JA1A.PRE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 54063000237704

Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-318) and index.

Keeping it in the family -- Siblings and Sibylline prophecies -- The race for glory -- "Odi et amo" -- Crossing the Rubicon -- Like a virgin -- The Alexandrian War -- "Veni, vidi, vici" -- "Slave of the times" -- The ides of March -- "Flight of the queen" -- Ruler of the East -- Mighty Aphrodite -- "Give it to Fulvia" -- Single mother -- "The awful calamity" -- Sun and Moon -- "Theatrical, overdone, and anti-Roman" -- "A woman of Egypt" -- The Battle of Actium -- After Actium -- Death on the Nile -- "Too many Caesars is not a good thing" -- Postscript: "This pair so famous" -- Appendix: Putting a face to a famous name -- Who was who in the first century BC.

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