Cleopatra x Marc Antony: Lovers in a Dangerous Time (Part 2): The Show Notes

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Once again, we begin this week’s Show Notes with the obligatory playing of “Lovers in a Dangerous Time.” This time it’s the excellent cover by Barenaked Ladies:

And here’s King George from Hamilton, singing “You’ll be Back:”

Our sources for this episode are basically the same as the last episode. They 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)

Here’s a really well written article about “kidnapping” in ancient Greek and Roman art (heads up: it discusses rape)

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