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Feb 6, 2007

Sandra Ventris reads part one of Cleopatra by Jacob Abbott.
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Of all the beautiful women of history, none has left us such convincing
proofs of her charms as Cleopatra, for the tide of Rome's destiny, and,
therefore, that of the world, turned aside because of her beauty. Julius
Caesar, whose legions trampled the conquered world from Canopus to the Thames, capitulated to her, and Mark Antony threw a fleet, an empire and his own honor to the winds to follow her to his destruction. Disarmed at last before the frigid Octavius,she found her peerless body measured by the cold eye of her captor only for the triumphal procession, and the friendly asp alone spared her Rome's crowning ignominy.

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almost seventeen years ago

I have been listening to your series on Cleopatra and I cannot tell you how much I have been enjoying it. Your podcasts are always so professional and it is a delight to listen as so few podcasts have consistently good content like you do!