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Cleopatra
Diane Stanley, Peter Vennema

HarperCollins, 1997

Queen of Egypt at the age of eighteen, Cleopatra's passion was to untie the world under Egyptian rule. Legendary leaders risked their kingdoms to win her heart, and her epic life has inspired countless tales throughout history. A timeless story of love, war, and ambition, their pictorial biography is sure to entertain and educate.
  
  











  



  
I Am #10: Cleopatra
Grace Norwich

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2014

I was the last pharaoh of Egypt. I am Cleopatra. As the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, I ruled alone without the help of my husband. I was a powerful and courageous leader, and I passionately loved my people. Much has been written of my beauty, but I was also known for my composure, wit, and strength. I was a queen who was worshipped as a god. I am Cleopatra. To this day, Cleopatra remains a popular figure in Western culture, with books, ...
  
  











  



  
Cleopatra: A Life
Stacy Schiff

Back Bay Books, 2011

Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. She was married twice, each time to a brother. She waged a brutal civil war against the first and poisoned the second; incest and assassination were family specialties. She had children by Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, two of the most prominent Romans of the day. With ...
  
  











  



  
History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, 2012

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Cleopatra Rules!: The Amazing Life of the Original Teen Queen
Vicky Alvear Shecter

Boyds Mills Press, 2013

In this lively, informal biography, Vicky Alvear Shecter shows that Cleopatra was a far more capable and powerful ruler than people have thought. Most of what we’ve known about Cleopatra—and what crept into art, film, and literature—came from her enemies, the Romans. But, ascending to the throne at 17, Cleopatra proved herself a brilliant negotiator who forged alliances that kept her in power and in control of her kingdom. This book about ...
  
  











  



  
Cleopatra, 2012

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Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt

National Geographic, 2010

Beautiful, mysterious, and tragic, Cleopatra remains one of the most mesmerizing women of all time—and here is her story, based on the latest archaeological research. Secrets unfold in the official companion book to the new exhibition cosponsored by National Geographic, opening in Philadelphia in May 2010 and touring the United States for several years. Written by the inimitable Zahi Hawass in collaboration with underwater archaeologist Franck ...
  
  











  



  
Antony and Cleopatra
Adrian Goldsworthy

Yale University Press, 2010

A masterfully told—and deeply human—story of love, politics, and ambition, Adrian Goldsworthy’s Antony and Cleopatra delivers a compelling reassessment of a major episode in ancient history. In this remarkable dual biography of the two great lovers of the ancient world, Goldsworthy goes beyond myth and romance to create a nuanced and historically acute portrayal of his subjects, set against the political backdrop of their time. A ...
  
  











  



  
Cleopatra: A Biography (Women in Antiquity)
Duane W. Roller

Oxford University Press, 2011

Few personalities from classical antiquity are more famous-yet more poorly understood-than Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt. In this major biography, Duane Roller reveals that Cleopatra was in fact a learned and visionary leader whose overarching goal was always the preservation of her dynasty and kingdom. Roller's authoritative account is the first to be based solely on primary materials from the Greco-Roman period: literary sources, Egyptian ...
  
  











  



  
The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel
Margaret George

St. Martin's Griffin, 1998

Bestselling novelist Margaret George brings to life the glittering kingdom of Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile, in this luch, sweeping, and richly detailed saga. Told in Cleopatra's own voice, this is a mesmerizing tale of ambition, passion, and betrayl, which begins when the twenty-year-old queen seeks out the most powerful man in the world, Julius Caesar, and does not end until, having survived the assassination of Caesar and the defeat of the ...
  
  











  



  
Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend
Joann Fletcher

Harper Perennial, 2012

“Joann Fletcher has the good grace and specialist knowledge to do away with Roman romances. This book’s bedrock is Egyptology. . . . Cleopatra was, indeed, not just a ‘baleful beauty;’ she was great.” — History Today   World-renowned Egyptologist Joann Fletcher offers an extraordinary look at one of Egypt's most intriguing leaders—the legendary Cleopatra. In the tradition of biographies by Stacy Shiff, Duane Roller, and ...
  
  











  



  
The Princess Of Egypt Must Die, 2013

Before she became one of Egypt's greatest queens, she was a lonely princess who ached to belong... Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. She dreams of a great destiny, but if she is ever to rule ...
  
  











  



  
Sterling Biographies®: Cleopatra: Egypt's Last and Greatest Queen
Susan Blackaby

Sterling, 2009

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Cleopatra - Biography for Kids (Just the Facts Book 13)

IP Factly, 2014

IP Factly presents "Cleopatra – Just the Facts!" Amazing facts and photos telling the story of one of the most famous women in history Cleopatra biography for kids - a fun and fascinating way for young readers to discover more about one of history's most incredible figures. Cleopatra for kids mixes facts, photos and even includes a video clip section. IP Factly books are designed to encourage and bolster independent reading. ...
  
  











  



  
Cleopatra: Queen of Egypt (Historical Notebooks)
Clint Twist

Templar, 2012

Meet the woman who became the icon. The story of Cleopatra’s life has captured the imagination of countless writers and artists for centuries. As one of history’s most enduring figures, much lore has obscured the real woman behind the myth. Was she a beautiful and heartless schemer who stopped at nothing to get what she wanted? Or was Cleopatra a tragic victim of her own heart? This next volume in the acclaimed Notebook series offers a ...
  
  











  



  
Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile, Egypt, 57 B.C. (The Royal Diaries)
Kristiana Gregory

Scholastic Inc., 1999

Established Dear America author Kristiana Gregory kicks off the Royal Diaries with the captivating story of young Cleopatra's tumultuous life. Daughter of King Ptolemy Autletes, Pharaoh of Egypt, Cleopatra lives a life filled with opulence and mystery.
  
  











  



  
Cleopatra's Daughter: A Novel
Michelle Moran

Broadway Books, 2010

The marriage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest love stories of all time, a tale of unbridled passion with earth-shaking political consequences. Feared and hunted by the powers in Rome, the lovers choose to die by their own hands as the triumphant armies of Antony’s revengeful rival, Octavian, sweep into Egypt. Their three orphaned children are taken in chains to Rome; only two– the ten-year-old twins Selene and ...
  
  











  



  
Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World
Diana Preston

Walker & Company, 2010

On a stiflingly hot day in August, 30 B.C., the thirty-nine-year-old Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra, took her own life, rather than be paraded in chains through Rome by her conqueror, Octavian, the future emperor Augustus. A few days earlier, her lover of eleven years, Mark Antony, had died in her arms following his own botched suicide attempt. Oceans of mythology have grown up around them, all of which Diana Preston puts to rest in her stirring ...
  
  











  



  
You Wouldn't Want to Be Cleopatra!: An Egyptian Ruler You'd Rather Not Be
Jim Pipe

Children's Press(CT), 2007

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Cleopatra's Return: A Paranormal/Vampire Romance, 2014

Once Queen of the Nile, now she's the queen of their hearts--and bodies. Cleopatra paid her dues in Hell for her mistakes, but Satan thinks she's too dangerous to keep around, so he's kicked her out into the modern world for a second chance. Ambushed by demons, she is rescued by a dark knight, a vampire with whom she feels an instant connection. But can she trust him? For the first time, someone sees past her reputation to the woman. Michael ...
  
  











  








   



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