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Summary: Cleopatra Thea Philopator was a woman no man could resist: strong, beautiful, and intelligent, she knew how to manipulate the patriarchal political system of Ancient Egypt to work in her favor. In many ways she seemed to have it all, so what could have driven her to take her own life at such a young age? From her noble birth to her famous liaisons with Julius Caesar and Marc Antony to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CLE

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the reign of Cleopatra, from its illustrious beginning to its tragic end, and details how she has remained a popular figure in Western culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 CLE

Stabenow, Dana

Summary: Alexandria, 47 BC. Cleopatra shares the throne with her brother Ptolemy under the auspices of Julius Caesar, by whom Cleopatra is heavily pregnant. A shipment of new coins meant to reset the shaky Egyptian economy has been stolen and the Queen's Eye has been murdered, so Queen Cleopatra turns to childhood friend Tetisheri to find the missing shipment and bring the murderer to justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Head of Zeus 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Stabenow 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M STA

Preston, Diana

Summary: The story of the world's best-remembered celebrity couple, set against the political backdrop of their time. In 30 BCE, the 39-year-old queen of Egypt, Cleopatra, took her own life rather than be paraded in chains through Rome by her conqueror, the future first emperor Augustus. A few days earlier, her lover of eleven years, Mark Antony, had himself committed suicide. Historian Diana Preston...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Pub. Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 932.021092 PRE

Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spark Notes 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.3 Shakespeare 2006

Livingston, Lesley

Summary: When Caesar is murdered, Fallon and her fellow gladiatrices lose their protector and, realizing that Cleopatra is now in grave danger, travel to Alexandria, Egypt, for her safety and theirs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LIV

Saylor, Steven

Summary: "In 88 B.C. it seems as if all the world is at war. From Rome to Greece and to Egypt itself, most of civilization is on the verge of war. The young Gordianus--a born-and-raised Roman citizen--is living in Alexandria, making ends meet by plying his trade of solving puzzles and finding things out for pay. He whiles away his time with his slave Bethesda, waiting for the world to regain its sanity....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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Meyer, Carolyn

Summary: Princess Cleopatra, the third (and favorite) daughter of King Ptolemy XII, comes of age in ancient Egypt, accumulating power and discovering love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MEY

George, Margaret

Summary: The author brings life and authenticity to the tale of the Egyptian queen who, after a lifetime of passion and power, chooses to end her existence rather than suffer humiliation at the hands of her Roman conquerors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Schiff, Stacy.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CLE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLEOPATRA Schiff, Sta

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 932.02 SCH

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: Collects three graphic novels featuring stories of Geronimo Stilton's time traveling adventures, as he visits the Coliseum, the Sphinx, and the discovery of America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Papercutz 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 STI

Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider)

Summary: Haggard tells the story of Cleopatra from the viewpoint of an Ancient Egyptian priest, who is given the responsibility of overthrowing the supposed impostor, Cleopatra. Haggard, who often employed hints of adventure and exoticism, portrayed Cleopatra as witty and devious, and she has an overwhelming presence that all can feel. Cleopatra, like the other characters, is both good and evil at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2013

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Saylor, Steven

Summary: "The young Gordianus has been waiting out the chaos in Alexandria, with Bethesda, when he gets a cryptic message from his former tutor and friend, Antipater. Now in Ephesus, as part of Mithridates' entourage, Antipater seems to think that his life is in imminent danger. To rescue him, Gordianus concocts a daring, even foolhardy, scheme to go behind enemy lines and bring Antipater to safety. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAY

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: Geronimo Stilton travels back in time to try and stop the Pirate Cats from changing the face of the Sphinx into a cat's face.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Papercutz 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 STI

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 STI

Flint, Eric

Summary: Catapulted two thousand years into the past by a cosmic force, the crew and passengers of a cruise ship struggle to survive in Egypt during the war-torn years of the Ptolemaic era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FLI

McCullough, Colleen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Summary: Cleopatra tries to increase her power with help from the Roman Empire. Both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony fall for her. After Caesar's death Cleopatra seduces Mark Antony, but the couple soon face certain doom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. 2006

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CLE

Hunt, Angela Elwell

Summary: Chava, daughter of the royal tutor, grows up with Urbi, a princess in Alexandria's royal palace. When Urbi becomes Queen Cleopatra, Chava finds herself imprisoned and sold into slavery. Cast off and alone in Rome, Chava must choose between love and honor, between her own desires and God's will for her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HUN

Schiff, Stacy.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 932.021 CLEOPATRA Sch

Graham, Jo

Summary: Set in Ancient Egypt, "Hand of Isis" is the story of Charmian, a handmaiden to Cleopatra and devotee of Isis, and her two sisters. It is a novel of lovers who transcend death, of gods who meddle in mortal affairs, and of women who guide empires.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Essex, Karen.

Summary: A fictional account of the life of ancient Egypt's most famous queen follows the charismatic Kleopatra from childhood, through her youthful exile in Rome with her father, to her remarkable rise to the throne of Egypt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ESS

Norwich, Grace

Summary: As the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, I ruled alone without the help of my husband. I was a powerful and courageous leader, and I passionately loved my people. Much has been written of my beauty, but I was also known for my composure, wit, and strength. I was a queen who was worshipped as a god. I am Cleopatra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Grant, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1973

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