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"Here you have an incredibly ambitious, accomplished woman who comes up against some of the same problems that women in power come up against today. Cleopatra plays an oddly pivotal role in world history as well; in her lifetime, Alexandria is the center of the universe, Rome is still a backwater." ~ Stacy Schiff
"For a few thousand years, women had no history. Marriage was our calling, and meekness our virtue. Over the last century, in stuttering succession, we have gained a voice, a vote, a room, a playing field of our own. Decorously or defiantly, we now approach what surely qualifies as the final frontier." ~ Stacy Schiff
"By the time Florence Nightingale got her neurotic hands on Cleopatra, she had been mangled beyond recognition by both history and literature." ~ Stacy Schiff
"And in the absence of facts, myth rushes in, the kudzu of history." ~ Stacy Schiff
"Cleopatra stood at one of the most dangerous intersections in history; that of women and power. Clever women, Euripides had warned hundreds of years earlier, were dangerous." ~ Stacy Schiff
"Ancient history is oddly short on incorrect omens." ~ Stacy Schiff
"For thousands of years, men have written history, so it seems to me that most of what we've read is from the male point of view." ~ Stacy Schiff
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