By John Whitehorne
Cleopatras lines the turbulent lives and careers of those traditionally very important ladies, reading specifically the sooner Macedonian and Ptolemaic Cleopatras, and the impression in their dynastic marriages at the background of the Hellenistic global. John Whitehorne additionally evaluates present perspectives of Cleopatra VII's dramatic suicide, and considers the evolving political importance of royal girls within the final 3 centuries BC.
Clearly and engagingly written, Cleopatras finds the genuine importance to the ruling dynasties of the 34 recognized Cleopatras who weren't Cleopatra the good, and illuminates a few attention-grabbing yet little-known facets of historical Greek and Egyptian historical past alongside the way.
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Cleopatras by John Whitehorne