Cleopatra, Egypt"s last queen by Stadelmann, Heinrich

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Published by G. Routledge & sons, ltd. in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Egypt

Subjects:

  • Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C.,
  • Queens -- Egypt -- Biography.,
  • Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C. -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby H. Stadelmann.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsGreen, Margaret M., tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT92.7 .S8
The Physical Object
Pagination265 p.
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6759785M
LC Control Number31016460
OCLC/WorldCa691436

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The last of the Ptolemies, she was not a seductress, she did not arrive at Caesar's palace wrapped in a carpet, she did not charm men. Cleopatra was the last ruler of the Macedonian dynasty of Ptolemies.

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