Antony and Cleopatra
William Shakespeare, Group
William Shakespeare’s great Roman tragedy of adultery amid political conflict is now available in audiobook format.
Antony and Cleopatra dramatizes a major event in world history: the founding of the Roman Empire. Mark Antony is part of the ruling triumvirate of Rome and at the outset of the play he is living in Egypt engaged in an affair with the beautiful Egyptian Queen, Cleopatra. When the word that his wife has died and that Pompey is raising an army to challenge the authority of the triumvirate, Mark Antony returns to Rome to help manage the situation. "Antony and Cleopatra" is one of Shakespeare's great historical dramas.