Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt
Publish date: August 26th 2008
Publisher: Basic Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
2.5 starsOverall a decent biography on Cleopatra but not without its faults. I do feel as though it was written in an approachable manner. If I were not such a Cleophile I may have enjoyed this more, but I often found the approach to Cleopatra a bit off-putting for my preference. Also, as with many ...
I kinda liked it and she has done good resource. But she got little too far from the main point too often. I wish it would have been more of just Cleopatra.
heheheheh - a comb-over for Julius.NEW BBC Radio Audiobiography The Romans regarded her as 'fatale monstrum', a female Saddam Hussein. Pascal said the shape of her nose changed the history of the world. Shakespeare and Tiepolo (and Elizabeth Taylor) portrayed her as an icon of tragic beauty. But who...
This is a good biography of Cleopatra. Tydesley does not really contribute anything new about Cleopatra per se (though she offers a good analysis for the major areas of debate); however, the book does give background material about Cleopatra's family and her Egypt that one does not usually see in m...