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Who was Cleopatra?

Geraldine Harris

Who was Cleopatra?

by Geraldine Harris

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Published by Macdonald Young in Hove .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cleopatra -- VII, -- Queen of Egypt, -- 51-30 B.C. -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGeraldine Harris ; illustrated by Peter Dennis.
    ContributionsDennis, Peter, 1950-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22392182M
    ISBN 100750022701
    OCLC/WorldCa37828614

      In her book Cleopatra: A Life, Stacy Schiff describes in great detail the tense events taking place in ancient Egypt before and after Cleopatra’s reign as Queen. Schiff is an acclaimed nonfiction author. She has won the coveted Pulitzer Prize and has written plenty of historical books, essays, and columns featuring historical women such as: [ ]/5(16). Personalized Advertising. These technologies are used for things like personalized ads. We do this with marketing and advertising partners (who may have their own information they.

    Cleopatra's history is portrayed in great detail. The book opens with the lines, “The story of Cleopatra is a story of crime” and frankly speaks of the incestuous practices that existed in ancient Egypt. The queen was by birth an Egyptian but the blood of her Greek ancestors flowed in her veins.5/5(1).   Book of Cleopatra™ Super Stake Edition might be based on the chart-topping slot of the same name but offers a whole new player experience that includes Free Spins, Retriggering Free Spins, the option to Gamble Free Spins and, of course, SuperStake. Free Spins are triggered when three or more Wild Scatter symbols land anywhere on the reels.

    Reading this book had special significance for me, because Cleopatra and Egypt were my first real historical obsessions. It all started on that day of days, when The Mummy remake came out in I was captivated, enthralled, absolutely in love with Ancient Egypt. shopping_cart ORDER. SKELETONS. CRYING VESSEL The Cleopatra Records debut album from up-and-coming post-punk band, Crying Vessel! This is the group’s most mature and accomplished album to date with strongly compelling songwriting combined with powerful musicianship!


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Who was Cleopatra? by Geraldine Harris Download PDF EPUB FB2

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: ― 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).

[Schiff’s] book explores themes of female ambition and power—issues that seem just as vexing now as they did 2, years with tracing Cleopatra’s rise to power, her loss of Caesar (by assassination) and Mark Antony (to suicide) and the epic story of her empire, this biography is filled with fascinating and amusing details of Brand: Little, Brown and Company.

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 shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. /5(). Free download or read online Cleopatra: A Life pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in September 5thand was written by Stacy Schiff. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this history, biography story are Cleopatra. Cleopatra is a American epic historical drama film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, with a screenplay adapted by Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall and Sidney Buchman from the book The Life and Times of Cleopatra by Carlo Maria Franzero, and from histories by Plutarch, Suetonius, and stars Elizabeth Taylor in the eponymous role.

Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Roddy. Margaret George is the author of The Autobiography of Henry VIII, Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles, The Memoirs of Cleopatra, and Elizabeth I, among other et first got the idea to write historical fiction when, after reading numerous books that viewed Henry VIII through the eyes of his enemies and victims, she found herself wondering if there might be another side to the story/5().

Soon after her return to Alexandria, in 44 bce, Cleopatra’s coruler, Ptolemy XIV, tra now ruled with her infant son, Ptolemy XV Caesar. When, at the Battle of Philippi in 42 bce, Caesar’s assassins were routed, Mark Antony became the heir apparent of Caesar’s authority—or so it seemed, for Caesar’s great-nephew and personal heir, Octavian, was but a sickly boy.

An affecting, inspiring memoir, I Will Be Cleopatra serves as an indispensable guide for any reader who wishes to gain a clearer insight into Shakespearean theater, and will be one of the most vital books for actors and theater lovers for years to come.

This is a riveting account of a determined yet modest woman who became one of the leading classical and Broadway actors of our time, working 5/5(4). “Cleopatra: A Biography” is a marvelously written book that grabbed me from page one until the very end of the appendixes.

The author kept both the language and the way of going about historic events, some of them very complex in their political nuance, in a very educational, but never bellitling manner to the reader's intelligence/5.

This was a good book to highlight the bigger events in Cleopatra's life and cover the confusing transitions of power. I liked that it included a map, though extremely basic, to help anchor the fact that these events took place at a real place and time/5(23). Book of Cleopatra is a Stakelogic game that’s a Book of Ra clone, and the game was released in late It features excellent graphics, good RTP, decent paytable and high variance, which are precisely the things you’re looking from this type of slot machine/5(K).

One of the New York Times' '10 Best Books of ' Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue.

Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. How History And Hollywood Got 'Cleopatra' Wrong The Egyptian queen is most often remembered as a beautiful seductress. But in Cleopatra: A. Cleopatra: Being an Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis is a novel written by the author H.

Rider Haggard, the author of King Solomon's Mines and She. The book was first printed in The story is set in the Ptolemaic era of Ancient Egyptian history and revolves around the survival of a dynasty bloodline protected by the Priesthood of : H.

Rider Haggard. Cleopatra is the subject of the book but is left out of half of it to talk about the structure of Alexandria and other unrelated boring things. The author's way of writing is wanting and the way she keeps mentioning how (by her own words) questionable writers talked about Cleopatra is just annoying.4/5.

Cleopatra in Space is an American graphic novel series targeting children, drawn and written since by Mike Maihack, and published by Graphix, a division of Scholastic. The premise of the series is that a teenaged Queen Cleopatra is brought to the far future to attend school and fight a space tyrant together with her friends Akila and Brian.

So far, five comic books have been published. Much has been told in books and movies of the adult life of this incredible woman, however the childhood of Cleopatra is what enticed me to read this book. The author creates a vivid picture of the life of this young woman destined initially to share through protocol the ruling of Egypt with her younger brother Ptolemy, 9 years old/5.

Cleopatra eventually followed Caesar back to Rome, but returned to Egypt in 44 B.C., following his assassination. Cleopatra and Mark Antony. Bestselling novelist Margaret George brings to life the glittering kingdom of Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile, in this lush, sweeping, and richly detailed saga.

Told in Cleopatra's own voice, The Memoirs of Cleopatra is a mesmerizing tale of ambition, passion, and betrayal in /5(). This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Harmachis, the last living descendent of this bloodline, is charged by the Priesthood with the overthrow of Cleopatra, the ejection of the Romans, and the restoration of Egypt to it /5(3).

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).Synopsis. The book begins with an argument between Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, and Julius a triumphant invader, Caesar belittles the Egyptian people and suggests that Egypt, as a realm, is past its best.

Infuriated, Cleopatra makes a wager with Caesar promising to build a new palace in Alexandria within three months. Cleopatra summons Edifis, who claims to be the best architect in Egypt.