After Julius Caesar's assassination, his greatnephew, Octavious Caesar, contends for power with Mark Antony. As Antony is gathering money for fresh campaigns, he encounters the rich and powerful Egyptian queen, Cleopatra, who had previously formed an alliance with Julius Caesar. The entangling love affair becomes history - and ends in suicide.
Antony and Cleopatra
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Author: William Shakespeare, Roma Gill, OBE
Age: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, adult
Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12
Topic: Literature, Reading