Cleopatra the Great

The Woman Behind the Legend

Fletcher, Joann

eBook - 2011
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Cleopatra the Great
Fletcher draws on a wealth of overlooked detail and the latest research to reveal Cleopatra as she truly was, from her first meeting with Julius Caesar to her legendary death by snakebite. Bringing the ancient world to life, Cleopatra the Great is full of tantalizing details about the Pharaoh's infamous banquets, her massive library, her goddess outfits, beauty regimes and hairstyles.

Publisher: New York : Harper, [2011], c2008
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780062106056
Branch Call Number: eNYPL Book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (454 p., [8] p. of plates) : col. ill., maps.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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Apr 22, 2014
  • Recommended by KCLS Librarians rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A wonderfully three dimensional picture of the life and times of Cleopatra, history’s most infamous queen. Fletcher's extensive research of the period illuminates Cleopatra's life, her upbringing, and how, very possibly she could have actually believed herself to be a 'living god'.


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