Author: Rice, E.E.
Publisher: Sutton Publishing, 1999
This concise biography covers Cleopatra's early rule with father, brothers and husbands Ptolemy XIII and XIV, to her liaison with Julius Caesar and her tragic defeat and suicide.
Cleopatra: Goddess of Egypt, Enemy of Rome
Author: Shoyer Brooks, Polly
Publisher: Harper Collins Children's Books, 1995
Reading Level: young adult
A fact-filled account of the life, times, and politics of Cleopatra, queen of Egypt.
Cleopatra: The Life and Death of a Pharaoh
Author: Flamarion, Edith
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, 1997
A portrait of Cleopatra that sorts through the history and myth surrounding her love affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. This book gives an easy to understand overview, without losing itself in too many details.
Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend
Author: Foreman, Laura
Publisher: Discovery Books 1999
More than 2000 years after her suicide, the world is still captivated by Cleopatra's life and times. Foreman re-examines the sources and documents and draws a picture of this fascinating queen.
Egypt in the Age of Cleopatra: History and Society Under the Ptolemies
Author: Chauveau, Michel
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 2000
Michel Chauveau looks at many facets of life under this queen and her dynasty, drawing on such sources as firsthand accounts, numismatics, and Greek, Demotic, and hieroglyphic inscriptions.
The Search for Cleopatra
Author: Foss, Michael
Publisher: Arcade Pub., 1999
Michael Foss combines careful scholarship with exciting storytelling to capture Cleopatra's complex personality within the context of the turbulent world-power politics of her day.