Cleopatra and Rome

Cleopatra and Rome

by Diana E. E. Kleiner

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Overview

In this beautifully illustrated book, we experience the synthesis of Cleopatra's and Rome's defining moments through surviving works of art and other remnants of what was once an opulent material culture. This culture best chronicles Cleopatra's legend and suggests her subtle but indelible mark on the art of imperial Rome at the critical moment of its inception.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674039667
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 912 KB

About the Author

Diana E. E. Kleiner is Dunham Professor of the History of Art and Classics, Yale University.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS Prologue: From Carpet to Asp 1. Cleopatra Superstar 2. The Major Players 3. The Supporting Cast 4. The Professionals 5. Cleopatra Architecta 6. Alexandria on the Tiber 7. Living the Inimitable Life 8. Ersatz Alexanders in Egypt and Rome 9. “Queen of Kings”: Cleopatra Thea Neotera 10. Even Death Won’t Part Us Now 11. Egyptomania! 12. Divine Alter Egos 13. A Roman Pharaoh and a Roman Emperor 14. Rome on the Tiber 15. Death, Dynasty, and a Roman Dendera 16. Competing with Cleopatra on Coins 17. Princesses and Power Hair 18. Regina Romana 19. From Asp to Eternity Notes Bibliography Illustration Credits Acknowledgments Index

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Cleopatra and Rome 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
megallina More than 1 year ago
This book is all about artwork, and the version doesn't have a single picture in it. not even in bad e-book version. WASTE OF MONEY
Clausius More than 1 year ago
It is interesting how two Romans Mark Anthony and Cesar of Rome carried ongoing relationships as lovers with her. The tragedies of the results of their glorious victories and glorious failures of suicide stand to reason throughout history