Of all love stories that are known to human history, the love story of Antony and Cleopatra has been for nineteen centuries the most remarkable. It has tasked the resources of the plastic and the graphic arts. It has been made the theme of poets and of prose narrators. It has appeared and reappeared in a thousand forms, and it appeals as much to the imagination to-day as it did when Antony deserted his almost victorious troops and hastened in a swift galley from Actium in pursuit of Cleopatra. The wonder of the story is ...

Famous Affinities of History, Vol 1 2006, 1st World Library

ISBN-13: 9781421800738


Famous Affinities of History, Vol 1 2005, 1st World Library

ISBN-13: 9781421801735

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