Viceroy Books   Independent Online Booksellers AssociationMy Account  Cart Contents  Checkout  
  Home » Catalog » History » 9780385612456 My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Categories
Military->
History
Espionage
Scale Modelling->
Wargaming->
Shooting Supplies->
Veterinarian
Gift Vouchers
Publisher
Quick Find
 
Search In Item Description

Advanced Search
Affiliates
If you cant find the book you are looking for, please try the links below

Cleopatra & Antony: The Truth Behind one of the Greatest Love Stories of History
[9780385612456]
$65.00 $49.95

Author: Preston, Diana
Publisher: Doubleday
Year: 2008
ISBN: 9780385612456
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: As New
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Description:
New book, 398 pages. In 44 BC, Julius Caesar was murdered on the Ides of March. His mistress, Cleopatra of Egypt, fled back to Alexandria with their little son. Mark Antony, Caesar's friend and henchman who, according to some accounts, was already besotted with the beautiful Cleopatra, took up her son's case before the Senate. But they refused to recognise him as one of Caesar's heirs. Civil war broke out, and after the defeat of Caesar's murderers Antony took control over the East. Summoned to his headquarters in present-day Turkey. Cleopatra made her entry at dusk on a scented, candlelit barge: and so began one of the greatest love stories of all time - an eleven year love affair that created the ancient world's most famous celebrity couple. The affair became all consuming and fired the lovers with the ambition to create a new order. Had they succeeded, our world today might have been very different.


There is currently 1 of this item in stock.

This item was added to our catalog on Saturday 30 January, 2010.
Reviews
Shopping Cart more
1 x Fifty Years On: A Prejudiced History of Britain since the War
1 x Edward VII and the Entente Cordiale
1 x Alexander the Great: Murder in Babylon
1 x Athenais: The Life of Louis XIV's Mistress , the Real Queen of France
1 x Documents That Shaped Australia: Records of a Nation's Heritage
1 x King Charles II
1 x After the Victorians: The World Our Parents Knew
1 x For the Cause of Liberty: A Thousand Years of Ireland's Heroes
1 x A Century of Flight: Images of Aviation
1 x Daily Life of the Etruscans
1 x Conquerors of Time: Exploration and Invention in the Age of Daring
1 x A Crack in the Edge of the World: The Great American Earthquake of 1906
1 x Early Habsburg Spain, 1517-1598
1 x Khrushchev : The Man and His Era
1 x An A to Z of Ancient Egypt
1 x Eternal Eqypt: The Civilization of Ancient Egypt from Earliest Times to Conquest by Alexander the Great
1 x Before the Fall-out: From Marie Curie To Hiroshima
1 x Elizabeth and Leicester
1 x 1215 : The Year of the Magna Carta
1 x Into the Blue: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
1 x Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved
1 x Finest & Darkest Hours: The Decisive Events in British Politics from Churchill to Blair
1 x Blood of Revolution: From the Reign of Terror to the Rise of Khomeini
1 x Ancient Lives: The Story of the Pharaohs' Tombmakers
1 x Hen Frigates: Wives of Merchant Captains Under Sail
1 x Franklin Delano Roosevelt
1 x 1688: A Global History
1 x A Thread across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable
1 x Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror
1 x Boudica: A Groundbreaking Biography of the True Warrior Queen
1 x Cleopatra & Antony: The Truth Behind one of the Greatest Love Stories of History
1 x Discovery at Rosetta: The Stone That Unlocked the Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
1 x Early Celtic Art in Britain and Ireland
1 x Fenian Fire: The British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria
$767.30
Log In
E-Mail Address:
Password:

Secure Login

New User

Forgot Password?
Currencies
Information
About Us
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Contact Us

Copyright © 2021 Viceroy Books
Powered by osCommerce