Cleopatra x Marc Antony: Lovers in a Dangerous Time (Part 1): The Show Notes

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We begin this week’s Show Notes with an obligatory playing of “Lovers in a Dangerous Time” by Bruce Cockburn:

And, ladies and gentlepeople, we give you Lepidus, as played by Butters in South Park as Professor Chaos:

OK. Moving on.

The modern sources crucial to our telling of the story include:

Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff

Antony and Cleopatra by Adrian Goldsworthy

And our ancient sources include:

Appian’s Civil Wars (Horace White translation)

Plutarch’s Life of Antony (Bernadotte Perrin translation)

Cassius Dio’s Roman History (Earnest Cary translation)

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