Sterling Biographies (R): Cleopatra Egypt's Last and Greatest Queen by Susan Blackaby
  

Sterling Biographies (R): Cleopatra Egypt's Last and Greatest Queen

Written by Susan Blackaby
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Sterling Biographies (R): Cleopatra Egypt's Last and Greatest Queen by Susan Blackaby

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; and, her death in Alexandria and much more, all beautifully illustrated.

About the Author

Susan Blackaby earned a degree in Western Civilization from the University of California at Santa Cruz. She has worked in educational publishing for over 25 years and has written dozens of fiction and nonfiction titles.

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Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Susan Blackaby
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Publisher

Sterling Juvenile

Publication date

1st February 2009

ISBN

9781402757105


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