Life and reign. Daughter of King Ptolemy XII Auletes, Cleopatra was destined to become the last queen of the Macedonian dynasty that ruled Egypt between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 bce and its annexation by Rome in 30 bce.The line had been founded by Alexander’s general Ptolemy, who became King Ptolemy I Soter of Egypt. Cleopatra was of Macedonian descent and had little, if any.
Connect with Joyce Tyldesley. at the University of Manchester. BIOGRAPHY. Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester. Author of Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt, Chronicles of the Queens of Egypt, Tutankhamen’s Curse, and others. Primary Contributions (4) Articles; Nefertiti. Nefertiti, queen of Egypt and wife of King Akhenaton (formerly Amenhotep IV; reigned c.
Joyce Tyldesley's research staff profile; Academic department(s) Faculty of Life Sciences' website; Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt. Joyce Tyldesley. London: Profile Books; 2008. Access to files. Full-text and supplementary files are not available from Manchester eScholar. Use our list of Related resources to find this item elsewhere. Alternatively, request a copy from the Library's Document.Joyce Tyldesley's biography of the last Queen of the Ptolemy dynasty covers all of the key points - the affair with Ceasar, the civil war in Egypt, and the final, fatal attraction with Marc Antony. Anyone reading this book is going to finish it with a good grasp of the basic outlines of Cleopatra's life and the dying days of the Ptolemy dynasty.Cleopatra: last queen of Egypt by Joyce A Tyldesley ( Book ) 27 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Cleopatra is often portrayed as a woman ruled by emotion rather than reason; a queen hurtling towards inevitable self-destruction. But these tales of seduction, intrigue, and suicide by asp have obfuscated Cleopatra's.
As Joyce Tyldesley points out in her terrific Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt (Basic Books, 2008), Cleopatra is a mystery and necessarily so. We don't know who her mother was, when she was born.Read More
Cleopatra was a visionary leader whose goal was always the preservation of her dynasty and kingdom. This is the first account based solely on primary materials from the Greco-Roman period. Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt by Joyce Tyldesley. This biography seeks to strip away preconceptions to present a rich picture of ancient Egypt and its queen.Read More
Joyce Tyldesley's biography of the last Queen of the Ptolemy dynasty covers all of the key points - the affair with Ceasar, the civil war in Egypt, and the final, fatal attraction with Marc Antony. Anyone reading this book is going to finish it with a good grasp of the basic outlines of Cleopatra's life and the dying days of the Ptolemy dynasty. Unfortunately, Ms. Tyldesley has decided to.Read More
Egyptologist Joyce Tyldesley offers a new biographical treatment claiming that much of what we know about Cleopatra has been tainted by prejudice. Her studies of centuries of writings about the queen surveys myths, the sources of legends, and how Roman history and women's roles in Roman society have affected the history of Cleopatra. Hers is a lively yet scholarly survey that will appeal not.Read More
Cleopatra: last queen of Egypt by Tyldesley, Joyce A. Publication date 2008 Topics Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C, Queens Publisher New York, NY: Basic Books Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; delawarecountydistrictlibrary; china; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Includes bibliographical references (p.Read More
Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt by Joyce Tyldesley ISBN 13: 9781861979650 ISBN 10: 1861979657 Hardcover; London: Profile Books Ltd, 2008; ISBN-13: 978-1861979650 Search Results: You searched for: ISBN (13): 9781861979650 (x) Edit Search; New Search; Add to Want List; Results 1 - 5 of 5. 1; Sort By. Filter Results. Refine Search Results. Sort By: Search Within These Results. More search options.Read More
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The daughter of Ptolemy XII, Cleopatra ruled as the last monarch of the dynasty before Egypt became a province of the Roman empire. The power of Egypt had dwindled from its peak at the beginning of the dynasty by the time Ptolemy XII assumed the throne. Rome had been meddling in the Egyptian affairs since the second century BCE, intimately involved in both internal and external issues of the.Read More
Cleopatra VII was the last effective ruler of the Macedonian dynasty of Ptolemies who had ruled Egypt for three centuries from their magnificent multi-cultural capital of Alexandria, the largest city of the Mediterranean world. Cleopatra was both a living Egyptian goddess, and a Macedonian queen. Highly intelligent, she spoke many languages and was rumoured to be the only Ptolemy to read and.Read More
Cleopatra: Last Queen Of Egypt (2008) About book: This is a very good book on the history of Cleopatra. Cutting through all the myths and rumours, Tyldesley provides us with a down-to-Eart and realistic portrait of one of the most misunderstood characters of Antiquity.Loaded with bits of texts from antiquity, quotes from later historical works and images of sculptures this is a very good read.Read More