The Life of Cleopatra
Cleopatra was perhaps the most powerful queen of her time and is certainly one of the best known today. Her influence over the history of the Roman Empire, exerted through her relationships with powerful men like Caesar and Mark Antony, cannot be denied, though historians don't know much else about her life. Readers are introduced to the intrigue and excitement surrounding the last queen of Egypt as they encounter other significant historical figures. Age-appropriate language and content allow readers to understand a politically fraught time period, while historical images take them back to the death of ancient Egypt.