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Nefertiti and Cleopatra

Queen-monarchs of Ancient Egypt

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Nefertiti and Cleopatra: Queen-monarchs of Ancient Egypt by Julia Samson
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This is an account of the lives of two eminent Queen-Monarchs of Ancient Egypt - the beautiful Nefertiti (1367-1350 BC) and the talented Cleopatra (51-30 BC). Both politically adept, they also distinguished themselves in their love for the greatest men of their day: Nefertiti for the sun-worshipping Pharaoh Akhenaten, and Cleopatra for Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Though they were far apart in time and culture, a likeness in their situation existed - in their elegance, their position of power, their remarkable and unusual aims, and their grief and ultimate tragedy. The book describes their sophisticated environment in the Nile Valley. Using evidence from excavations and objects in the world's great museums, it sets out to recreate life in Nefertiti's and Akhenaten's capital city at Amarna: and, drawing on the Classical writers, to retell the dramatic history of Cleopatra.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1997
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
12 plates, 37 figures
Imprint
The Rubicon Press
Pages
165
Dimensions
156x234x9
ISBN-13
9780948695186
Product ID
2245413

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