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Cleopatra and Antony : power, love, and politics in the ancient world

by Preston, Diana, 1952-

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Table of Contents:
  • Keeping it in the family
  • Siblings and Sibylline prophecies
  • The race for glory
  • "Odi et amo"
  • Crossing the Rubicon
  • Like a virgin
  • The Alexandrian War
  • "Veni, vidi, vici"
  • "Slave of the times"
  • The ides of March
  • "Flight of the queen"
  • Ruler of the East
  • Mighty Aphrodite
  • "Give it to Fulvia"
  • Single mother
  • "The awful calamity"
  • Sun and Moon
  • "Theatrical, overdone, and anti-Roman"
  • "A woman of Egypt"
  • The Battle of Actium
  • After Actium
  • Death on the Nile
  • "Too many Caesars is not a good thing"
  • Postscript: "This pair so famous"
  • Acknowledgments
  • Appendix: Putting a face to a famous name
  • Notes and sources
  • Bibliography
  • Picture credits
  • Who was who in the first century BC.
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