Cleopatra

Cleopatra

Egypt's Last and Greatest Queen

Book - 2009
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Sterling

At once daring, clever, smart, rich, determined, and rash, Cleopatra is one of history’s most fascinating figures. Here, children will find out all about:

-   The Ptolemy Dynasty into which she was born, its traditions and infighting

-   The role of women in ancient Egypt

-   How she ascended to, and maintained her place on, the throne

-   Her relationships with both Caesar and Mark Antony and the political repercussions of these affairs within the Roman Empire and Egypt

-   Her death in Alexandria

-   And much more, all beautifully illustrated



Baker & Taylor
Profiles the last queen of Egypt, who gained and maintained power over her kingdom through her alliance with Julius Caesar and later Marc Antony.

Baker
& Taylor

Loads of information are packed into each title of this series about world inventors and innovative thinkers, including time lines, sidebars, a glossary, maps, rare photographs, and world-class writing that makes these books accessible and dramatic.

Publisher: New York : Sterling, c2009
ISBN: 9781442000124
9781402765407
1402765401
9781402757105
1402757107
Characteristics: 124 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 20 cm

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