Cleopatra - Images in Art, Literature and Film
Pictures of Cleopatra VII, depicted by artists from ancient to recent times.
Cleopatra is one of those figures from history who continues to intrigue. She was the last Pharaoh of Egypt, lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony and a skillful strategist. I've tried to find gifts that will appeal to people with very different interests: you'll find choices including a book, an action figure, movies, costumes and posters.
Woman of Power
Why the fascination for Cleopatra? The review was written for a 1999 TV presentation on Cleopatra, but the pondering on our fascination is timeless.
More Rowdy Than Regal
Review of a 1997 production of Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra."
A Portrait of Cleopatra
Selections from Plutarch's Life of Mark Antony which report anecdotes about Cleopatra and her meeting with Mark Antony.
The Real Cleopatra
What did Cleopatra really look like? Did she really die by snake? Biographer and historian Joyce Tyldesley is interviewed.