By Joann Fletcher
Cleopatra the nice tells the tale of a turbulent time and the extreme lady at its centre. She used to be Greek by means of descent – the final, and maximum, Egyptian pharaoh. yet our figuring out of her has been obscured by way of Roman propaganda, Shakespearean tragedy and Hollywood, with little try to inform her actual tale – until eventually now.
within the first biography for over thirty years, Joann Fletcher attracts on a wealth of missed aspect and the newest learn to bare Cleopatra as she actually was once, from her first assembly with Julius Caesar to her mythical demise by means of snakebite.
Bringing the traditional global to lifestyles, Cleopatra the good is stuffed with tantalising information about the Pharaoh’s notorious banquets, her significant library, her goddess clothes, good looks regimes and hairstyles. Joann Fletcher discovers the genuine lady in the back of the myth.
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