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Antony and Cleopatra

by Adrian Keith Goldsworthy

Hardcover, 470 pages, Yale Univ Pr, List Price: $35 |


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In a book that is a dual biography, as well as a military history of the era, the author dispels the myths surrounding two of history's most famous lovers, and provides a well-researched, historically accurate account of their exciting lives, putting them into historical context.

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Busts of Cleopatra VII, the last of the Ptolemaic monarchs, on exhibit at The British Museum in London. Adrian Dennis/AFP hide caption

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