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The Memoirs of Cleopatra [vol. 1] (1997)

by Margaret George

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She is the woman of extraordinary beauty wrapped in gold and precious stones; the seductress that maddened men and subjugated Caesar himself; the grand strategist of singular intelligence who liberated Egypt from Roman rule. Cleopatra has awakened the interest of writers, playwrights, audiences, and readers since immemorial time. In Memorias de Cleopatra I, we hear Cleopatra's own perspective on her history. Margaret George provides the narrative voice and immerses us in a glorious age in which imperial intrigue shook the foundations of Rome and Egypt.… (more)
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Este livro relata a infância e o primeiro amor daquela que foi e ainda é uma das figuras históricas conhecidas pelos seus grandes feitos. A autora narra os acontecimentos de forma detalhada e conhecedora ainda que com alguns momentos monótonos sendo necessário forçar a leitura para os ultrapassar.
Os meus conhecimentos sobre Cleópatra eram muito básicos mas penso que Margaret George fez um excelente trabalho na sua pesquisa histórica fornecendo detalhes que fazem Cleópatra mais humana e 'relatable'.


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Cleópatra

Rainha, Deusa, Sábia e Guerreira

69-30 a.C.


E Alison

Minha Cleópatra Selene

E Paul

Que é a mistura de César, de Antônio

e especialmente de Olímpio
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Para Ísis, minha mãe, meu refúgio, minha companheira e guardiã solidária de todos os meus dias, do início da minha vida até o momento que lhe convier pôr um fim a ela, aqui dedico estas escrituras, um registro de meus dias na terra.
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She is the woman of extraordinary beauty wrapped in gold and precious stones; the seductress that maddened men and subjugated Caesar himself; the grand strategist of singular intelligence who liberated Egypt from Roman rule. Cleopatra has awakened the interest of writers, playwrights, audiences, and readers since immemorial time. In Memorias de Cleopatra I, we hear Cleopatra's own perspective on her history. Margaret George provides the narrative voice and immerses us in a glorious age in which imperial intrigue shook the foundations of Rome and Egypt.

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