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Cleopatra"s Kidnappers

How Caesars Sixth Legion Gave Egypt to Rome and Rome to Caesar

by Stephen Dando-Collins

  • 193 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Wiley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7620556M
ISBN 100471719331
ISBN 109780471719335

Cleopatra’s Beauty Secrets, Fredericton, New Brunswick. likes 1 talking about this 61 were here. We’ll Take Care of You Feel at ease in a friendly and comfortable environment where it's more /5(55). The struggle with her teenage brother over the throne of Egypt was not going as well as Cleopatra VII had hoped. In 49 B.C., Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII—also her husband and, by the terms of their.

Cleopatra's Daughter Plot Summary. Print; Main. Alexandria 30 BC - 29 BC-Cleopatra gets word that the Roman army has beaten her husband's-Cleopatra takes the children to the mausoleum and they hide there-Cleopatra tries sending a messenger to tell Marc Antony her and the children are dead so he flees. Caesar's Legion: The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome by Stephen Dando-Collins and a great selection of related books, art .

Cleopatra: Being an Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis is a novel written by the author H. Rider Haggard, the author of King Solomon's Mines and She.. The book was first printed in The story is set in the Ptolemaic era of Ancient Egyptian history and revolves around the survival of a dynasty bloodline protected by the Priesthood of : H. Rider Haggard. Cleopatra, daughter of Auletes, Ptolemy XII of ancient Egypt, was born in 69 B.C. Of Greek heritage, she was highly educated and conversant in numerous languages, and shrewdly used her intelligence and guiles to succeed to the throne over her brothers Ptolemy XIII and Ptolemy XIV.


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D-C's novelistic style made "Cleopatra's Kidnappers" a quick read. I read the (hardback) pages leisurely Cleopatras Kidnappers book a few days. The author does his best work while describing battle (i.e. pages for a spectacular portrayal of the Battle of the /5(19).

Cleopatra's Kidnappers tells the epic saga of Caesar's adventures in Egypt through the eyes of these captured, but never defeated, legionaries. In this third volume in his definitive history of the Roman legions, Stephen Dando-Collins reveals how this tiny band of fierce warriors led Caesar's little army to great victories against impossible odds.

The second book, "Nero's Killing Machine", focuses on the 14th Legion, and while it began in Caesar's time, the majority of the 14th's history takes place after Caesar's death and during the Imperial period. "Cleopatra's Kidnappers" will be a very interesting read for anyone interested in Rome, Caesar, or Cleopatra.5/5(5).

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cleopatra's Kidnappers: How Caesars Sixth Legion Gave Egypt to Rome and Rome to Caesar/5(19). Cleopatra's Kidnappers tells the epic saga of Caesar's adventures in Egypt through the eyes of these captured, but never defeated, legionaries.

In this third volume in his definitive history of the Roman legions, Stephen Dando-Collins reveals how this tiny band of fierce warriors led Caesar's little army to great victories against impossible : Turner Publishing Company. Cleopatra's Kidnappers book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A powerful tale of war, romance, and one of history's most d /5. Cleopatra's Kidnappers tells the epic true saga of Caesar's adventures in Egypt through the eyes of these captured, but never defeated, legionaries. In this third volume in his definitive history of the Roman legions, Stephen Dando-Collins reveals how this tiny band of fierce warriors led Caesar's little army to great victories against.

D-C's novelistic style made "Cleopatra's Kidnappers" a quick read. I read the (hardback) pages leisurely in a few days. The author does his best work while describing battle (i.e. pages for a spectacular portrayal of the Battle of the Nile, and pages the exciting Battle of Zela)/5(13).

― Stacy Schiff, Cleopatra: A Life I found this book to be good but not exceptional. Part of that is that I have read so many books on Cleopatra. My favorite is "I Cleopatra" which was published in the seventies and I really look to that book as being the Gold Standard of all things Cleopatra/5(95K).

Cleopatra's Kidnappers tells the epic saga of Caesar's adventures in Egypt through the eyes of these captured, but never defeated, legionaries. In this third volume in his definitive history of the Roman legions, Stephen Dando-Collins reveals how this tiny band of fierce warriors led Caesar's little army to great victories against impossible odds/5().

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Few personalities from classical antiquity are more famous--yet more poorly understood--than Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt. In this major biography, Duane Roller reveals that Cleopatra was in fact a learned and visionary leader whose overarching goal was always the preservation of her dynasty and kingdom.

Roller's authoritative account is the first to be based solely on primary materials from 4/5(6). Get this from a library. Cleopatra's kidnappers: how Caesar's Sixth Legion gave Egypt to Rome and Rome to Caesar.

[Stephen Dando-Collins] -- "They were as good as dead. When nine hundred battle-hardened veterans of Pompey the Great's Sixth Legion were surrounded by thousands of Caesar's troops at the culmination of the Battle of.

The marriage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest love stories of all time, a tale of unbridled passion with earth-shaking political consequences.

Feared and hunted by the powers in Rome, the lovers choose to die by their own hands as the triumphant armies of Antony's vengeful rival, Octavian, sweep into Egypt.

Their three orphaned children are taken in chains to Rome; only two. Fingerprints of the Gods by Graham Hancock() The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire (The Princeton History of the Ancient World) by Kyle Harper() The Daily Stoic by Holiday Ryan & Hanselman Stephen() Babylon's Ark by Lawrence Anthony() India's Ancient Past by R.S.

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue.

Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. Though her life spanned fewer than forty years, it reshaped the /5(27).

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Cleopatra VII Philopator (Koinē Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ, Kleopátra Philopátōr ; 69 – 10 or 12 August 30 BC) was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. As a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, she was a descendant of its founder Ptolemy I Soter, a Macedonian Greek general and companion of Alexander the Great.

After the death of Cleopatra, Egypt Father: Ptolemy XII Auletes. Cleopatra (klēəpă´trə, –pā´–, –pä´–), 69 BC–30 BC, queen of Egypt, one of the great romantic heroines of all name was widely used in the Ptolemaic family; she was Cleopatra VII.

The daughter of Ptolemy XII, she was married at the age of 17 (as was the family custom) to her younger brother Ptolemy XIII, and the two inherited the crown in 51 BC The force and character. Stacy Schiff is the author of Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Saint-Exupéry, a Pulitzer Prize finalist; and A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, winner of the George Washington Book Prize and the Ambassador Book has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Brand: Little, Brown and Company.The information about Cleopatra's Daughter shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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