The Search for Cleopatra by Michael Foss

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In this new biography, the historical Cleopatra emerges as woman and mother with a gift of leadership who very nearly achieved dominance over the whole of the Eastern Mediterranean world. During her long reign, the influence of both Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony was minimal.
 

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Michael Foss has studied and taught history in both England Michael Foss has studied and taught history in both England Michael Foss has studied and taught history in both England and the United States. He is the author of more than a dozenand the United States. He is the author of more than a dozenand the United States. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including The People of the First Crusade, The Found books, including The People of the First Crusade, The Found books, including The People of the First Crusade, The Founding of the Jesuits, The Borgias, and The Greek Myths. He living of the Jesuits, The Borgias, and The Greek Myths. He living of the Jesuits, The Borgias, and The Greek Myths. He lives in England. es in England. es in England.
 
Published January 1, 1997 by Michael O'Mara. 192 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel. Non-fiction

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Is there any historical basis to the myriad myths and legends surrounding the eternally fascinating Queen of the Nile? Foss (People of the First Crusade) believes there is, and his insightful biograph

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But Egypt was an unruly kingdom on the decline, and just as Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy XIII were about to actually set to, the Roman legions marched in, setting the stage for Cleopatra's ascendancy and her romance with Julius Caesar.

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