Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend
- Publish Date: 2012-04-03
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Dr. Joann Fletcher
Joann Fletcher has the good grace and specialist knowledge to do away with Roman romances. This books bedrock is Egyptology....Cleopatra was, indeed, not just a baleful beauty; she was great. History Today
World-renowned Egyptologist Joann Fletcher offers an extraordinary look at one of Egypt's most intriguing leadersthe legendary Cleopatra. In the tradition of biographies by Stacy Shiff, Duane Roller, and Adrian Goldsworthy, and drawing on astonishing new evidence about Cleopatras lifeincluding tax records, personal correspondence, and the discovery of her palace quarters beneath the Mediterranean SeaFletcher presents Cleopatras life in glorious detail, revealing the woman behind the myths.