The Memoirs of Cleopatra: A Novel - Chapters 13 through 20 Summary & Analysis

Margaret George
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Chapters 13 through 20 Summary

In chapter thirteen, there is a Roman civil war that spills over to Egypt, where Caesar is still in residence. Cleopatra tells Caesar that she's expecting his child and he's undeniably happy but continues to worry about the fighting. There's an uprising with Arisonoe and the elder Ptolemy at its heart. Ptolemy drowns and Caesar orders his body recovered. Arisonoe is arrested. In chapter fourteen, the couple take a trip across Egypt, much of it that Cleopatra hasn't yet seen either. They travel along the Nile by barge, stopping along the way to see various sites. As they talk, Caesar mentions the need to conquer the Parthians and the country of India. Cleopatra seems anxious about it, privately noting that he's more than fifty years old - too old to begin such a campaign. She knows this is reminiscent of the...

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