BOOKS

Prudence J. Jones, A Cleopatra Sourcebook (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006).

 

Prudence J. Jones, Cleopatra: The Last Pharaoh (London: Haus Publishing Limited, 2006).

 

 

Stacy Schiff, Cleopatra: A Life (New York: Little, Brown, 2010).

 

 

ARTICLES

Berthold L. Ullman, "Cleopatra's Pearls," The Classical Journal

52/5 (Feb., 1957): 193-201.

 

Igor L. de Garine Ph.D., "Food, Tradition, and Prestige," Food, Man, and Society (1976): 150-173.

 

 

 

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

Cleopatra and the Pearl

Extended discussion about Cleopatra and the Pearl

http://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/miscellanea/cleopatra/cabanel.html

 

Additional resources:

http://news.discovery.com/history/ancient-egypt/cleopatra-pearl-cocktail.htm

 

http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/online_tours/egypt/cleopatra_history_to_myth/william_kent_after_carlo_marat.aspx

 

Cleopatra Resource

http://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/miscellanea/cleopatra/cleopatra.html

 

 

Pearl History and Industry

 

History of Pearls

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/history-pearls.html

 

World's Oldest Pearl

http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/oldest-pearl-arabia-120618.htm

 

Pearl Industry

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2009/07/pearl-industry200907

 

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/6/29/inside-tennesseeasdisappearingpearlindustry.html

 

http://www.sustainablepearls.org/

 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/freshwater-pearls.html

 

 

 

Egypt and the Ptolemaic Dynasty

 

The Ptolemy’s - Ancient Egypt Magazine

 

Notable Ptolemaic Rulers

 

Index of Egyptian History

 

 

Ancient Text References to Pearls or Cleopatra

Online Archive: PERSEUS DIGITAL LIBRARY

Horace, Satires 2.3

Vitruvius 8.19

Pliny, Natural History 9:119-121

Pausanias 8.18.6

Valerius Maximus 9.1.2

Boccaccio, De Mulieribus Claris 88.20

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