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The murder of Cleopatra : history's greatest cold case / Pat Brown.

Brown, Pat, 1955- (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781616146504 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1616146508 (pbk.)
  • Description: 263 p., [16] p. of plates : maps, photos ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Prologue: The myth of Cleopatra's death -- The coldest case -- The phantom cobra -- The stage : ancient Alexandria -- The making of the queen : part one: the ancestors -- The making of the queen : part two: the Macedonian lineage -- The making of the queen : part three: the family -- Cleopatra VII becomes queen -- Julius Caesar -- Mark Antony -- Octavian -- The road to Actium : part one: the conflict -- The road to Actium : part two: the partners -- The road to Actium : part three: the preparations -- Actium -- Plan B: the escape plan from Egypt -- Plan C: the alternate escape plan from Egypt -- A motive for the murder of Cleopatra -- The unforeseen murder of Antony -- The capture of Cleopatra -- The reconstruction -- Octavian's triumph -- Afterword: what this new view of Cleopatra means to world history.

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