6 edition of The life and death of Cleopatra found in the catalog.
The life and death of Cleopatra
[Aimery de Pierrebourg, Marguerite (Thomas-Galline) baronne]
|Statement||by Claude Ferval [pseud.] translated by M.E. Poindexter.|
|Contributions||Poindexter, M. E., tr.|
|LC Classifications||PQ2152.A53 V53|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii p., 2 l., 321 p.|
|Number of Pages||321|
|LC Control Number||24024603|
CLEOPATRA is a masterwork there is so much information being imparted and yet it never feels stale, fussy or stiff. Like all good writing should, the book flows freely and makes readers feel as if they are engrossed in a truly engaging conversation with a new friend at a cocktail party the kind of discussion where all you can do is. Book Review. Today’s Paper “Mostly,” Schiff says of “Cleopatra: A Life,” “I have restored context.” a century or more after her death with the intent to portray her reign as.
How History And Hollywood Got 'Cleopatra' Wrong The Egyptian queen is most often remembered as a beautiful seductress. But in Cleopatra: A . Cleopatra: A Life - Ebook written by Stacy Schiff. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Cleopatra: A Life/5(41).
Laying bare the "injustice, the adverse partiality, of the attitude assumed by classical authors," the author offers the reader a new, more balanced look at the life of one of history's most important women. The book is divided into sections on Cleopatra and Caesar and Cleopatra and Antony and is supplemented by a number of maps and by: 2. The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a .
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― Stacy Schiff, Cleopatra: A Life I found this book to be good but not exceptional. Part of that is that I have read so many books on Cleopatra. My favorite is "I Cleopatra" which was published in the seventies and I really look to that book as being the Gold Standard of all things Cleopatra/5(K).
The Life and Death of Cleopatra book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thou /5(18). Stacy Schiff is the author of Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Saint-Exupéry, a Pulitzer Prize finalist; A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, winner of the George Washington Book Prize and the Ambassador Book Award; Cleopatra: A Life, winner of the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for biography; and The Witches: Salem, Cited by: Cleopatra’s death ended an era, but her life promised the dawn of a new age, one where women might dare to rule the world.
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/5(74). Following Cleopatra's death, Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire. Legacy In the centuries since her reign, the life of Cleopatra has captivated historians, storytellers and the general public.
Cleopatra was afraid that she would be accused of a murder plot so she began to court the powers of the Roman Empire. As it is written, she was a lover of Julius Caesar and bore him a son.
However, after Caesar's assassination in 44 BC, she aligned with Mark Antony, who ruled Rome in the power vacuum following Caesar's death, and was in opposition to Caesar's legal heir, Gaius Julius Author: Susan Ardizzoni.
“It’s as though Cleopatra lives and breathes once again in the pages of Stacy Schiff’s exquisitely researched and well-written Cleopatra: A Life. The book injects the Egyptian queen with a complexity and humanity that has long since been forgotten.[it] glows with details.” (Lisa Orkin Emmanuel) Associated PressBrand: Little, Brown and Company.
for me anyway. I received this book as part of a collection put together on women in history. I had never read much on Cleopatra, which is surprising because since childhood I have read extensively on Ancient Greece and Egypt, but never more than touched on the subject of Cleopatra, so my prior knowledge of her was the legend, ie.
the seduction of Julius Caesar, a life of sumptuous life /5(6). The death of Cleopatra VII, the last ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt, occurred on either 10 or 12 August, 30 BC, in Alexandria, when she was 39 years old.
Strabo, who provides the earliest historical account on the death, says Cleopatra committed suicide either by allowing an asp (Egyptian cobra) to bite her or by a toxic ointment, for example with a sharp implement such as a hairpin.
Cleopatra is alleged to have killed both her brothers and sisters who were eying the throne. She is said to have introduced the leap year and day to Ceaser and he.
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Book reviews. Cleopatra: A Life Stacy Schiff Cleopatra was queen of a large, rich, highly sophisticated country for more than 20 years, yet almost everything we know about her comes from a legend created by her most deadly enemy, the Roman emperor Augustus.
Get this from a library. Cleopatra: the life and death of a pharaoh. [Edith Flamarion] -- Fifty years before the birth of Christ, in the splendid Egyptian city of Alexandria, there reigned a young queen: Cleopatra.
Astute and talented, she was educated in the Greek and Egyptian traditions. “Cleopatra: A Life” by Stacy Schiff. I have a soft spot for strong women in history.
I’ve written about Hypatia, the Lady Philosopher of Alexandria; Empress Galla Placidia and her niece Pulcheria who both ruled Rome in its waning days.
I’ve read about Boudica, Queen of the Iceni; Amanirenas, the one-eyed warrior queen of Kush; and Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra; all of whom. Cleopatra: she was a taker Book review: Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, Schiff is a Pulitzer Prize winner. Cleopatra: A Life is a compelling, stunningly contextual makes sense of the canonical, jumbled, and inconsistent biographical accounts of ancient writers who didn’t know Cleopatra personally.Cleopatra VII Philopator (69 BC – Aug 30 BC) was an Egyptian Queen and the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
Cleopatra was a member of the Greek-speaking, Ptolemaic dynasty, who ruled Egypt from BC to 30 d from power by her brother, Cleopatra aligned herself with Julius Caesar to regain the throne.
After Caesar’s murder, she became the lover to Mark Anthony.Cleopatra: A Life. (Hardcover) Little, Brown & Co. Formats. Hardcover, Paperback, Audio, iBook, Kindle; Q & A; Media; Order a signed copy; Buy online Stacy Schiff brings to life one of the most intriguing women in the history of the world.
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