Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend

Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend

Cleopatra s Palace In Search of a Legend Discovery Books presents Cleopatra s Palace In Search of a Legend a dramatic look at Cleopatra s world based on ancient accounts and modern scholarship Laura Foreman brings Cleopatra s legendary tale

  • Title: Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend
  • Author: Laura Foreman Franck Goddio
  • ISBN: 9780679462606
  • Page: 208
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Discovery Books presents Cleopatra s Palace In Search of a Legend a dramatic look at Cleopatra s world based on ancient accounts and modern scholarship Laura Foreman brings Cleopatra s legendary tale to life, from the founding of Alexandria by Alexander the Great, to Cleopatra s ascent to the Egyptian throne amid treachery and betrayal, to her passionate alliances wiDiscovery Books presents Cleopatra s Palace In Search of a Legend a dramatic look at Cleopatra s world based on ancient accounts and modern scholarship Laura Foreman brings Cleopatra s legendary tale to life, from the founding of Alexandria by Alexander the Great, to Cleopatra s ascent to the Egyptian throne amid treachery and betrayal, to her passionate alliances with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony and her doomed battle against Octavian But the legend doesn t end there Cleopatra s Palace also presents the astounding recent findings of world renowned underwater explorer Franck Goddio, who, with his team of underwater archaeologists, has succeeded in mapping the Royal Quarter of Ancient Alexandria, long submerged beneath the Mediterranean by cataclysmic earthquakes early in the millennium In a narrative illustrated by exclusive underwater images, the expedition s successes are presented, including the discovery of such artifacts as jewelry, statues, sphinxes, rare pottery, and an ancient shipwreck, as well as architectural remains that were found on the site of this magnificent drama.

    • ☆ Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend || ☆ PDF Download by Î Laura Foreman Franck Goddio
      208 Laura Foreman Franck Goddio
    • thumbnail Title: ☆ Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend || ☆ PDF Download by Î Laura Foreman Franck Goddio
      Posted by:Laura Foreman Franck Goddio
      Published :2019-04-23T00:15:39+00:00

    883 Comment

    This is a Discovery Channel coffee table book, full of great pictures and an entertaining if not entirely reliable text.As an introduction to Cleopatra you can’t do too badly reading this book, but know going into it that the story told here isn’t particularly concerned about exploring the truth behind the legend. If it’s a choice between the dramatic and the probabilistic, the text goes for the most dramatic. It’s a forgivable move, though, when you have all those great pictures and ill [...]

    Discovery of Ancient Alexandria is chronicled in this well created volume. Covering Alexandria before and since the tragic queen walked its beaches.

    My Rating System:* couldn't finish, ** wouldn't recommend, *** would recommend, **** would read again, ***** have read again.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *