Cleopatra

Cleopatra

by Georg Ebers

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ISBN-13: 9783734049705
Publisher: Outlook Verlag
Publication date: 09/24/2018
Pages: 42
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

Georg Moritz Ebers, German Egyptologist and novelist, discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca 1550 BCE, named for him (see Ebers papyrus) at Luxor (Thebes) in the winter of 1873-74.

Ebers early conceived the idea of popularizing Egyptian lore by means of historical romances. Eine ägyptische Königstochter was published in 1864 and obtained great success. His subsequent works of the same kind-Uarda (1877), Homo sum (1878), Die Schwestern (1880), Der Kaiser (1881), of which the scene is laid in Egypt at the time of Hadrian, Serapis (1885), Die Nilbraut (1887), and Kleopatra (1894), were also well received, and did much to make the public familiar with the discoveries of Egyptologists. Ebers also turned his attention to other fields of historical fiction-especially the 16th century (Die Frau Bürgermeisterin, 1882; Die Gred, 1887)-without, however, attaining the success of his Egyptian novels

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Cleopatra (Large Print Edition) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 123 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cleopatra's life is the stuff of legend and myth. This is an extremely fascinating and capitivating interpretation of Cleopatra's mesmerizing life and her passions. Recommended for all Cleopatra fans.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dear reader, You are about to read a book about true events, and not only that, you will be sucked into it never-the-less. I got very intrested and kept reading. Before I knew it I was done!!! I wanted more and more!!!! - Hannah Anderson .Thank you for reading this.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A story that seems to be near true to history. Well written and beautifully told!!
Petunia1 More than 1 year ago
Interesting time. My first book on Cleopatra. Loved the historical details especially on the culture. Loved the flow of the story. She was an amazing woman. I love books on strong women.
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Not at all what I was looking for, or thought I would be reading based on reviews and description.
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Fascinating book on a Fascinating Life.
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Very interesting subject matter but a very difficult book to read. I found the flow of the book and the writing style very cumbersome.
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