Cleopatra: The Life of an Egyptian Queen
Anita Ganeri; Gary Jeffrey; Ross Watton
Presented in a lively, full-color graphic-novel style, history comes alive in this groundbreaking curriculum-based series, developed with special consideration for the high-low reader. From the content areas of American history, European history, and ancient history, readers will marvel at the conflicts, triumphs, struggles, and accomplishments of these key historical figures. Each title in the series includes historical background text, maps, primary source images, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.
These titles are sure to be received warmly by students, teachers, and librarians alike. Queen of Egypt, companion of Julius Caesar, and wife of Mark Antony, Cleopatra lived one of history's most fabled lives. Renowned for her great beauty and intelligence, Cleopatra was a strong ruler determined to restore the glory of Ptolemaic rule to Egypt by using her relationships with Caesar and Antony to achieve her goals. Fascinated readers will learn why the events of her life--including her tragic suicide--have inspired writers and artists for centuries.