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By John Whitehorne

ISBN-10: 0415058066

ISBN-13: 9780415058063

ISBN-10: 0415261325

ISBN-13: 9780415261326

even supposing there are numerous books written concerning the most renowned Cleopatra, this can be the single examine in English dedicated to her much less famous yet both illustrious namesakes.
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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By John Whitehorne

ISBN-10: 0415058066

ISBN-13: 9780415058063

ISBN-10: 0415261325

ISBN-13: 9780415261326

even supposing there are numerous books written concerning the most renowned Cleopatra, this can be the single examine in English dedicated to her much less famous yet both illustrious namesakes.
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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