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By Pat Brown

A world-renowned legal profiler takes a desirable examine the most tragic mysteries in historical past.

For greater than thousand years, the nice pharaoh Cleopatra VII has been portrayed as a failed monarch. a variety of old assets country that she desperately ended her lifestyles with the chew of an asp, as her nemesis - the Roman normal Octavian, later referred to as Augustus, the 1st Roman emperor - stormed Alexandria. Now, a unique interpretation of heritage is dropped at mild via world-renowned felony profiler Pat Brown in her new myth-busting publication, The homicide of Cleopatra.

As host and profiler of The Mysterious dying of Cleopatra (Discovery 2005), Brown challenged the long-enduring fable that Cleopatra died through snakebite and that she dedicated suicide to prevent additional humiliation. utilizing the ideas and method of investigative legal profiling and crime reconstruction, The homicide of Cleopatra takes up the place the invention Channel documentary left off. Brown's findings, borne of clinical approach, rigorous inquiry, and deductive reasoning, may be printed opposed to a ancient backdrop of puzzle, drama, politics, hazard, and romantic intrigue.

The consequence: a thought-provoking research of the superb lady Cleopatra actually was once, a desirable account of the queen's ultimate determined try and break out Egypt together with her ships and treasure, and the brutal murder that ended her existence because the final Egyptian pharaoh.

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