Cleopatra and Egypt by Sally-Ann Ashton
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Cleopatra and Egypt
By Sally-Ann Ashton

Cleopatra and Egypt

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Cleopatra and Egypt by Sally-Ann Ashton

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This beautifully illustrated new biography of Cleopatra draws on literary, archaeological, and art historical evidence to paint an intimate and compelling portrait of the most famous Queen of Egypt. * Deconstructs the image of Cleopatra to uncover the complex historical figure behind the myth * Examines Greek, Roman, and Egyptian representations of Cleopatra * Considers how she was viewed by her contemporaries and how she presented herself * Incorporates the author's recent field work at a temple of Cleopatra in Alexandria * Beautifully illustrated with over 40 images

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405113892
ISBN-10: 1405113898
Format: Hardback
(222mm x 148mm x 21mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Sally-Ann Ashton

Cleopatra and Egypt by Sally-Ann Ashton Cleopatra and Egypt, Paperback (March 2008)

Celebrated as queen, politician, and lover, Cleopatra remains an object of fascination more than 2,000 years after her death. In this beautifully illustrated new study, Sally-Ann Ashton deconstructs the image of Cleopatra to uncover the complex historical figure behind the myth.

Cleopatra by Sally-Ann Ashton Cleopatra, Paperback (August 2006)

In this text, the authors look at the historical Cleopatra, at images of Cleopatra as a Greek queen and as ruler of Egypt, at contemporary perceptions of her and at how we see her today.

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Author Biography - Sally-Ann Ashton

Sally-Ann Ashton studied at King's College London and is currently Senior Assistant Keeper in the Department of Antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. She has published extensively on many aspects of later periods of Egyptian history and culture, including Ptolemaic royal sculpture from Egypt, the last queens of Egypt, Petrie's Ptolemaic and Roman Memphis and Roman Egyptomania. She has worked on excavations in Greece, Libya, and Egypt and is currently involved in projects at Karnak temple.

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