Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Series: Women in antiquity
xi, 252 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9780195365535, 0195365534, Language:
Cleopatra's ancestry and background -- The Ptolemaic heritage and the involvement with Rome -- Cleopatra's youth and education -- Becoming queen (51-47 BC) -- Consolidating the empire (47-40 BC) -- The peak years (40-34 BC) -- The operation of the kingdom -- Scholarship and culture at the court of Cleopatra -- Downfall (34-30 BC) -- Outline of Cleopatra's life and career -- Genealogy of the later Ptolemies -- Cleopatra's mother -- Was Cleopatra a Roman citizen? -- Some ancient literary descriptions of Cleopatra -- The iconography of Cleopatra VII
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