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Author : Abd al-Rahman Azzam
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Cleopatra was Egypt's last and most famous queen. In an age of war and bloodshed, not only did she use her intelligence, her beauty and her charm to defent her beloved country, but also, the two most powerful men of the time fell in love with her. First as a young woman, she dazzled the great Caesar by rolling herself up in a carpet in order to meet him. Then sometime after Caesar's murder, Cleopatra enchanted the great Mark Antony, so beginning one of the most famous love stories in history and one of its most tragic.

Cleopatra the Queen of Kings

Author : Fiona Macdonald
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Describes the life of Cleopatra, including the wars over Egypt, daily life during that time, and her tragic end.

Queen of Kings

Author : Maria Dahvana Headley
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In this stunningly original debut, go beyond the legend of Queen Cleopatra and discover a passion steeped in the bloodlust of vampires… The year is 30 BC. A messenger delivers word to Queen Cleopatra that her beloved husband, Antony, has died at his own hand. Desperate to save her kingdom, Cleopatra strikes a mortal bargain in exchange for Antony’s soul, transforming her into an immortal—a vampire with superhuman strength and an insatiable hunger for blood. Leaving a trail of fiery retribution, Cleopatra journeys from the tombs of Egypt to the ancient underworld in order to meet her husband again. But to resurrect him, Cleopatra will need to challenge mythical beings with power beyond comprehension—risking the fate of both this world and the next for a love that will not die…

Cleopatra and the King s Enemies

Author : Joan Holub
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Young Cleopatra saves her father's throne, which is endangered by unrest among the peasants.

Antony and Cleopatra King Lear

Author : William Shakespeare
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Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome The Definitive Political Social and Military Encyclopedia 3 volumes

Author : Sara E. Phang
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The complex role warfare played in ancient Greek and Roman civilizations is examined through coverage of key wars and battles; important leaders, armies, organizations, and weapons; and other noteworthy aspects of conflict. • Provides an up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of conflict in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds that relates warfare to society, politics, economy, and culture • Examines major wars and other key conflicts; important generals and leaders; and Greek and Roman political, military, social, and cultural institutions • Presents ancillary information, including maps and illustrations; a topically arranged bibliography; sourcebooks of primary sources in translation; and lists of the most interesting "sound bites" attributed to Greek and Roman leaders in ancient times

Middle East Conflicts from Ancient Egypt to the 21st Century An Encyclopedia and Document Collection 4 volumes

Author : Spencer C. Tucker
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With more than 1,100 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of conflict in the Middle East, this definitive scholarly reference provides readers with a substantial foundation for understanding contemporary history in the most volatile region in the world. • Provides more than 1,100 A–Z entries on various military, political, and social topics connected with conflict in the Middle East • Features contributions from approximately 200 distinguished scholars and independent historians from a variety of disciplines • Devotes a full volume to key documents relevant to conflict in the Middle East throughout history • Includes more than 100 illustrations depicting conflict in the Middle East, plus dozens of maps depicting major geopolitical relationships, large scale military operations, and individual battles on land and sea

History of Rome

Author : Max Cary
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King Henry VIII Coriolanus Julius Caesar Antony and Cleopatra

Author : William Shakespeare
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Studies in Classical History and Society

Author : Meyer Reinhold
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Professor Reinhold, a distinguished senior classicist, has produced a fascinating and accessible collection of essays devoted to the study of ancient history. Among the articles included are "The Generation Gap," a major survey exploring myths of the uprising of one generation against another; "Augustus' Conception of Himself," a detailed summary and interpretation of Augustus' life and career; and "The Declaration of War against Cleopatra," an investigation of the charge against Cleopatra that she betrayed her pledge to Rome as a client ruler. Taken together, these essays form a unified and coherent survey of ancient history that will appeal to a broad audience.