The Resource Cleopatra : a life, by Stacy Schiff

Cleopatra : a life, by Stacy Schiff

Label
Cleopatra : a life
Title
Cleopatra
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
by Stacy Schiff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world
Summary
Separates fact from fiction to reconstruct the life of the most influential woman of her era, revealing Cleopatra as a complex woman and shrewd monarch whose life and death reshaped the ancient world
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
365678
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schiff, Stacy
Dewey number
  • 932/.021092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cleopatra
  • Queens
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Target audience
adult
Label
Cleopatra : a life, by Stacy Schiff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-347) and index
Contents
Introduction: That Egyptian woman -- Dead men don't bite -- Cleopatra captures the old man by magic -- The golden age never was the present age -- Man is by nature a political creature -- We must often shift the sails when we wish to arrive in port -- An object of gossip for the whole world -- Illicit affairs and bastard children -- The wickedest woman in history
Control code
ocn537308872
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
347 p.
Isbn
9780316001922
Lccn
2010006988
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)537308872
Label
Cleopatra : a life, by Stacy Schiff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-347) and index
Contents
Introduction: That Egyptian woman -- Dead men don't bite -- Cleopatra captures the old man by magic -- The golden age never was the present age -- Man is by nature a political creature -- We must often shift the sails when we wish to arrive in port -- An object of gossip for the whole world -- Illicit affairs and bastard children -- The wickedest woman in history
Control code
ocn537308872
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
347 p.
Isbn
9780316001922
Lccn
2010006988
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)537308872

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