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Cleopatra's Daughter: and Other Royal Women of the Augustan Era

ISBN : 9780190618827

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¥5,390
Author: 
Duane W. Roller
Pages
200 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jul 2018
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This is the first study of the royal women who ruled in the Mediterranean in the latter first century BC, in a symbiotic relationship with the Roman government. Several are discussed, with the most prominent being Cleopatra Selene (the daughter of the famous Cleopatra VII of Egypt) and Salome, the sister of Herod the Great.

Index: 

Preface
List of Illustrations
Genealogical Chart
Introduction
Chapter 1: Queens and Royal Women
Chapter 2: Cleopatra's Daughter
Chapter 3: Glaphyra of Cappadocia
Chapter 4: Salome of Judaea
Chapter 5: Dynamis of Bosporos
Chapter 6: Pythodoris of Pontos
Chapter 7: Abe of Olbe and Mousa of Parthia
Chapter 8: Royal Women and Roman Women
Appendix 1: A Note on Flavius Josephus and Nikolaos of
Damascus
Appendix 2: The Girl Who Danced for the Head of John the
Baptist
Notes
Abbreviations
Bibliography
List of Passages Cited
Index

About the author: 

Duane W. Roller, Professor Emeritus of Classics at the Ohio State University, is an ancient historian, archaeologists, and classicist. He is a four-time Fulbright scholar, and the author of numerous scholarly articles and pver a a dozen books, including Cleopatra: A Biogragphy (Oxford 2010) and Ancient Geography (London 2015).

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