Egypt's Last and Greatest QueenBook - 2009
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
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.
Profiles the last queen of Egypt, who gained and maintained power over her kingdom through her alliance with Julius Caesar and later Marc Antony.