Cleopatra

Cleopatra

Paperback Life & Times

By (author) Prudence J. Jones

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  • Publisher: Haus Publishing Limited
  • Format: Paperback | 159 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 198mm x 13mm | 271g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1904950256
  • ISBN 13: 9781904950257
  • Illustrations note: 31 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,227,144

Product description

This biography concentrates on Cleopatra's ever-shifting identity. Depending on the audience, she might present herself as a goddess, a political leader, or an alluring and exotic woman. Roman statesmen likewise manipulated Cleopatra's image for their own political ends.

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Prudence Jones is Assistant Professor at Montclair State University, having graduated from Harvard University with a Ph.D. in Classical Philology in 1999. She has lectured widely on Cleopatra, including at the APA Annual Meeting in Dallas in 1999. She is the author of a Cleopatra: A Sourcebook as well as articles in journals, such as Classical World and Latomus.