Cleopatra: A Biography

  title={Cleopatra: A Biography},
  author={D. Roller},
  • D. Roller
  • Published 2010
  • Art
  • Few personalities from classical antiquity are more familiar yet more poorly grasped than Cleopatra (69-30 BC), Queen of Egypt. The subject of a vast repertory of post-antique popular culture and also a significant figure in literature, art, and music, Cleopatra herself is surprisingly little known and generally misunderstood. Even in the years immediately after her death her memory was condemned by those who defeated her. The image of Cleopatra as an unfit ruler and wanton seductress who… CONTINUE READING
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