Cleopatra and Rome (Paperback)
  • Cleopatra and Rome (Paperback)

Cleopatra and Rome (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 03/04/2009
  • In stock
  • Free UK delivery

We can send it to you within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Click & Collect From your local shop
With the full panorama of her life forever lost, Cleopatra touches us in a series of sensational images: floating through a perfumed mist down the Nile; dressed as Venus for a tryst at Tarsus; unfurled from a roll of linens before Caesar; and, couchant, the deadly asp clasped to her breast. Through such images, each immortalizing the Egyptian queen's encounters with legendary Romans - Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, and Octavian Augustus - we might also chart her rendezvous with the destiny of Rome. Diana Kleiner opens an entirely new perspective on one of the most intriguing women who ever lived.

Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674032361

You may also be interested in...

Your review has been submitted successfully.

We would love to hear what you think of Waterstones. Why not review Waterstones on Trustpilot?

Review us on Trustpilot