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This guide is designed to help you research Cleopatra using a variety of tools, from scholarly books to articles from gender studies, literary studies, and more.  

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Scholarly Research on Cleopatra - interpretations, legends, literature and more

References (many!) to Cleopatra are found through history, literature, and the arts, which can complicate research!  

You can approach scholarly research in a few different ways:

1. Using a multidisciplinary database like OMNI or JSTOR to find books and scholarly articles from a variety of perspectives (pro: lots of results, con: more difficult to narrow down)

2. Use a Subject Specific Database (e.g. Gender Studies Database) to examine Cleopatra from a specific disciplinary approach.