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Antony and Cleopatra

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Description for Antony and Cleopatra Paperback. The epic story of one of the most famous love affairs in history, by the bestselling author of CAESAR. Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 198 x 33. Weight in Grams: 444.

The epic story of one of the most famous love affairs in history, by the bestselling author of Caesar.

The love affair between Antony and Cleopatra is one of the most famous stories from the ancient world and has been depicted in countless novels, plays and films. As one of the three men in control of the Roman Empire, Antony was perhaps the most powerful man of his day. And Cleopatra, who had already been Julius Caesar's lover, was the beautiful queen of Egypt, Rome's most important province. The clash of cultures, the power politics, and the personal passion ... Read more

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About Adrian Goldsworthy
Adrian Goldsworthy has a doctorate from Oxford University. His books include THE PUNIC WARS, and the volume on Roman Warfare in John Keegan's Cassell History of Warfare series. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and he has lectured on Roman history in both the UK and USA.

Reviews for Antony and Cleopatra
After providing a clear, succinct background to events, Goldsworthy's tactic is to weave the two stories into a single thread by moving seamlessly back and forth from Rome to Egypt. It works beautifully. His mastery of the sources is commendable, his historical judgement sure-footed and, as ever, he brings a winning lucidity to the description of often quite complex situations ... Read more

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