Cleopatra: a life

Stacy Schiff

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.


Angela PrandiniPosted February 25, 2011

Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff is a thoroughly researched book that dispels the many stereotypes and myths about Cleopatra as a seductress. The author combed the classical sources to provide a well-written and believable portrait of Cleopatra as a...

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