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Cleopatra"s sister

Penelope Lively

Cleopatra"s sister

by Penelope Lively

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Published by Charnwood in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1993.

StatementPenelope Lively.
The Physical Object
Pagination460p. ;
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18168838M
ISBN 100708931367

The information about Cleopatra's Daughter shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book .   The marriage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest love stories of all time, a tale of unbridled passion with earth-shaking political consequences. Feared and hunted by the powers in Rome, the lovers choose to die by their own hands as the triumphant armies of Antony's vengeful rival, Octavian, sweep into Egypt. Their three orphaned children are taken in .

  During the Ptolemaic Period in Ancient Egypt, several queens named Cleopatra rose to power. The most famous and influential of these was Cleopatra VII, the daughter of Ptolemy XII (Ptolemy Auletes) and Cleopatra V. She was highly educated and spoke nine languages, and came to power at the age of 18 in March of 51 B.C., ruling jointly with her 10 . Paleontologist Howard Beamish is flying to Nairobi on a professional mission when his plane is forced to land in the imaginary country of Callimbia. Journalist Lucy Faulkner, on assignment to write a travel piece for a Sunday magazine, is on the same flight. What happens to Howard and Lucy in Callimbia is one of those accidents that determine fate, that bring love and take away Author: Penelope Lively.

In 48 B.C., Julius Caesar (Sir Rex Harrison) pursues Pompey from Pharsalia to Egypt. Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII (Richard O'Sullivan), now supreme ruler after deposing his older sister, Cleopatra VII (Dame Elizabeth Taylor), attempts to gain favor with Caesar by presenting the conquerer with the head of Pompey, borne by his governors, Pothinus (Grégoire Aslan) and Achillas (John . The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. Though her life spanned fewer than forty years, it reshaped the /5(27).


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However, Cleopatra saw her half-sister as a threat and had her murdered in 41 B.C. It's a love story so epic that Shakespeare saw it fit to be the subject of one of his tragedies. Prisoners were often killed at the end of triumphs, but as the sister of two ruling monarchs, Arsinoe was spared, and sent to live in the temple of Artemis at Ephesus instead.

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Ptolemic family politics were tough: When Ptolemy XII died, he made Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy XIII joint rulers, but Ptolemy soon ousted Cleopatra. Cleopatra's Sister is the tenth novel by Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively.

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Cleopatra VII Philopator (Koinē Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ, romanized: Kleopátra Philopátōr; 69 – 10 or 12 August 30 BC) was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, nominally survived as pharaoh by her son Caesarion.

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