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The Resource Cleopatra the Great : the woman behind the legend, Joann Fletcher

Cleopatra the Great : the woman behind the legend, Joann Fletcher

Label
Cleopatra the Great : the woman behind the legend
Title
Cleopatra the Great
Title remainder
the woman behind the legend
Statement of responsibility
Joann Fletcher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fletcher, Joann
Dewey number
932/.021/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • DT92.7
  • DT92.7
LC item number
  • .F58 2011
  • .F58 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cleopatra
  • Queens
  • Egypt
Label
Cleopatra the Great : the woman behind the legend, Joann Fletcher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The spirit of Alexander: Europe and Egypt -- In the blood: the Ptolemies and their Cleopatras -- The goddess comes forth: Cleopatra's early life -- A veiled proposal: Cleopatra meets Caesar -- The river of life: the progress down the Nile -- Great Mother Isis: the birth of Caesarion -- Caesar's palace: Cleopatra in Europe -- Death and resurrection: Osiris avenged -- The inimitable life: Antonius and conspicuous consumption -- Goddess of the golden age: the restoration of empire -- The final year: defeat, death and eternal life -- Epilogue: the aftermath
Control code
ocn701731915
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
454 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060585587
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)701731915
Label
Cleopatra the Great : the woman behind the legend, Joann Fletcher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The spirit of Alexander: Europe and Egypt -- In the blood: the Ptolemies and their Cleopatras -- The goddess comes forth: Cleopatra's early life -- A veiled proposal: Cleopatra meets Caesar -- The river of life: the progress down the Nile -- Great Mother Isis: the birth of Caesarion -- Caesar's palace: Cleopatra in Europe -- Death and resurrection: Osiris avenged -- The inimitable life: Antonius and conspicuous consumption -- Goddess of the golden age: the restoration of empire -- The final year: defeat, death and eternal life -- Epilogue: the aftermath
Control code
ocn701731915
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
454 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060585587
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)701731915

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