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By Queen of Egypt Cleopatra; Miles, Margaret M.; Queen of Egypt Cleopatra

ISBN-10: 0520243676

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ISBN-10: 1280102764

ISBN-13: 9781280102769

Cleopatra—a courageous, astute, and captivating girl who spoke many languages, entertained lavishly, hunted, went into conflict, eradicated siblings to consolidate her energy, and held off the specter of Imperial Rome to guard her state so long as she could—continues to fascinate centuries after she governed Egypt. those wide-ranging essays discover such subject matters as Cleopatra’s debatable journey to Rome, her suicide through snake chew, and the afterlife of her love potions. They view Cleopatra from the Egyptian standpoint, and think about the reception in Rome of Egyptian tradition, particularly of its faith and structure. They talk about motion pictures approximately her, and examine what encouraged Egyptomania in early sleek artwork. jointly, those essays light up Cleopatra’s legacy and illustrate the way it has been used and reused in the course of the centuries.

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Reymond, “Demotic Literary Works of Graeco-Roman Date in the Rainer Collection of Papyri in Vienna,” in Papyrus Erzherzog Rainer (P. ). Festschrift zum 100-jährigen Bestehen der Papyrussammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek (1983): 46, and J. Quaegebeur (1988): 51–52. 30. J. Quaegebeur (1988): 52, quoting C. R. Lepsius (1849–1959) part 4: pls. 63–64. 31. P. Dils, “La couronne d’Arsinoé II Philadelphe,” in W. , Egyptian Religion, The Last Thousand Years: Studies Dedicated to the Memory of Jan Quaegebeur 2 (1988).

For Arsinoe II, this meant she held the title before she was deified in her own right, since the epithet appears on her statue now in the Vatican Museum. Earlier in the dynasty, when deification of individual rulers was made posthumously, there was little confusion in this official imagery in the temples. C. C. the age-old assimilation between ruler and god had expanded. Now the royal family was considered to be divine in its own right, as illustrated by the adoption of the title Thea (“goddess”) by Cleopatra at the start of her reign and the title New Isis (Plutarch, Life of Antony 54).

For obelisks, C. D’Onofrio, Gli obelischi di Roma: Storia e urbanistica di una città dall’ età al XX secola3 (1967–92); E. Iversen, Obelisks in Exile, 1: The Obelisks of Rome (1968); E. Iversen, Obelisks in Exile, 2: The Obelisks of Istanbul and England (1972); B. de Rachewiltz and A. M. Partini, Roma Egizia: Culti, templi e divinità egizie nella Roma Imperiale (1999); B. A. , Obelisk: A History (2009); for Augustus’ horologium, P. Zanker, The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus (1990): 144; its discovery, E.

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