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Cleopatra Beyond the Myth

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ISBN-10: 0801489539

ISBN-13: 9780801489532

Edition: 2004

Authors: Michel Chauveau, David Lorton

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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 9/8/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.28" tall
Weight: 0.308

Jan Assmann is professor of Egyptology at the University of Heidelberg.David Lorton, an Egyptologist, is the translator of many books, including Erik Hornung's books The Secret Lore of Egypt and Akhenaten and the Religion of Light , both from Cornell.

Translator's Note
Introduction: A Personage and Her Myth
"A Queen Issued from So Many Kings"
The Heritage
Alexandria, Rival of Rome
The Early Years
The New Dionysos
A Perilous Succession
The Fratricidal Conflict
Caesar in Egypt
The Alexandrian War
The New Aphrodite
Cleopatra in Rome
Return to the Land of the Nile
Cleopatra and Caesar's Murderers
Mark Antony
The Encounter at Tarsos
The Pleasures of the "Inimitable Life"
Cleopatra in the Shadows
The Resurrection of the Lagide Empire
The Campaign in the East
Antony's Revenge
"Queen of Kings Whose Sons Are Kings"
Cleopatra, Enemy of Rome
Toward the Rupture with Octavian
The War
The Debacle
The End
The Epilogue
Conclusion: The Memory of Cleopatra
Chronology of the Ptolemies
Ancient Texts