Antony & Cleopatra
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Antony & Cleopatra

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The immortal lovers of novels, plays and films, Antony and Cleopatra were reviled by contemporary Romans, but history has transformed them into tragic heroes. Their blending of politics and sex led to the ruin of both, since their main rival Octavian-Augustus was able to portray Cleopatra as the arch enemy of Rome and Antony as her consort.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 156 x 236 x 36mm | 621.42g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0752443836
  • 9780752443836
  • 1,195,124

Review quote

"In the absence of Cleopatra's memoirs, Southern's commendably balanced biography will do very well." --"Sunday Telegraph" on "Cleopatra" "Her style is delightfully approachable: lean and lucid, witty and pacy." --"Antiquity" on "Casear"show more

About Patricia Southern

Patricia Southern is an acknowledged expert on ancient Egypt and ancient Rome and the author of four other biographies, Mark Antony, Augustus, Cleopatra, and Julius Caesar, all published by Tempus. She lives in Manchestershow more

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