Logo

Cleopatra: A Study by Henry Houssaye

Large book cover: Cleopatra: A Study

Cleopatra: A Study
by

Publisher: Duprat & Co.
Number of pages: 106

Description:
For twenty years she preserved her throne and maintained the independence of Egypt. It was done by mere womanly means -- intrigue, gallantry, grace, and weakness which is also a grace. If her renown is immortal, it is because she is the heroine of the most dramatic love-story of antiquity.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Download mirrors:
Mirror 1

Similar books

Book cover: Myths and Legends of Ancient EgyptMyths and Legends of Ancient Egypt
by - David D. Nickerson & Co.
This superb in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, cult of Osiris, numerous deities, Book of the Dead, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, legends, and a host of other fascinating topics.
(2309 views)
Book cover: House of Eternity: The Tomb of NefertariHouse of Eternity: The Tomb of Nefertari
by - Getty Publications
This book is replete with full-color photographs of the contrasting desert landscape, the elaborate tomb, and the paintings. Included are explanations of the hieroglyphs and artwork, plus interesting snippets from Nefertari's culture.
(11073 views)
Book cover: Hatshepsut: From Queen to PharaohHatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh
by - Yale University Press
Leading Egyptologists investigate the circumstances that allowed or compelled Hatshepsut to become king; the relationship between Hatshepsut and Thutmose III during their joint reign; powerful figures in the royal court, particularly Senenmut; etc.
(1467 views)
Book cover: History of Cleopatra, Queen of EgyptHistory of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
by - Harper & brothers
The story of Cleopatra is a story of crime. It is a narrative of the course and the consequences of unlawful love. In her strange and romantic history we see this passion portrayed with the most complete and graphic fidelity in all its influences.
(4079 views)