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Caesar and Cleopatra

As with many of Shaw's plays, the main theme of Caesar and Cleopatra is war and politics. While other writers might have thought of the relationship between the Egyptian queen and Roman political...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2016, 6:36 pm (UTC)

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Caesar and Cleopatra

In George Bernard Shaw's play Caesar and Cleopatra, the Sphinx refers to a monument in the Egyptian sand of the mythical beast that has the head of a woman and the body of a great cat. Egypt's...

Latest answer posted June 20, 2021, 7:14 pm (UTC)

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Caesar and Cleopatra

This is a short, five-act play that details how the relationship between Cleopatra and Ceasar begins and the events that follow shortly afterwards. In act 1, Cleopatra meets Ceasar for the first...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2018, 8:45 am (UTC)

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Caesar and Cleopatra

Ptolemy Dionysus was the king of Egypt and the brother of Cleopatra. He first appears in the play at the beginning of act 2, being lead by his guardian Pothinus into the loggia to receive his...

Latest answer posted January 23, 2020, 12:59 pm (UTC)

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Caesar and Cleopatra

Caesar and Cleopatra by George Bernard Shaw was in many ways intended as a "prequel" to William Shakespeare's Anthony and Cleopatra, especially in the way the Julius Caesar promises to send Marc...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2012, 10:37 am (UTC)

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