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Cleopatra of Egypt:
From History to Myth
Edited by Susan Walker & Peter Higgs

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Index of lenders 6
Foreward by the Director 7
Preface 10
Maps 11
I. The Ptolemies and Alexandria 13
1. Sins of the father: the inheritance of Cleopatra, last queen of Egypt 14
2. Alexandria 32
II. Cleopatra, Lady of the Two Lands 127
3. Cleopatra's subtle religious strategy by Guy Weill Goudchaux 128
4. Cleopatra's images: reflections of reality by Susan Walker 142
5. Identifying the Egyptian-style Ptolemaic queens by Sally-Ann Ashton 148
III. Cleopatra and the Power of Rome 189
6. 'Spoiling the Egyptians': Octavian and Cleopatra by J.H.C. Williams 190
7. Searching for Cloepatra's image: classical portaits in stone by Peter Higgs 200
8. Was Cleopatra beautiful? The conflicts answers of numismatics by Guy Weill Goudchaux 210
IV. Egypt in Rome / The Myth of Cleopatra 275
9. Egyptian influences in Italy by Carla Alfano 276
10. Anything truth can do, we can do better: the Cleopatra legend by Christopher Pelling 290
11. The myth of Cleopatra since the Renaissance by Mary Hamer 302
Chronology 370
Glossary 371
Bibliography 371
List of authors 374
Concordance 375
Photographic acknowledgements 379
Index 380

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