Allienne R. Eagle in Flight [4th
Athanasius, patriarch of Alexandria and eventual
saint, is exiled five times and threatened with death
for his defense of the Trinity.
Bradshaw, Gillian. The Beacon at Alexandria [4th century A.D.]. Barred
from the medical profession because she is a woman, Charis
disguises herself as a eunuch, flees to Alexandria, and studies
to become a physician.
Gillian. Cleopatra's Heir [1st
The spoiled, epileptic son of Cleopatra and Julius
Caesar escapes his would-be assassins and survives
among the common people of Egypt.
Butts Mary. The Classical Novels [before
1st century A.D.].
A republication of The Macedonian (Alexander
the Great, 1933), Scenes from the Life of Cleopatra
(1935), and three short stories set in antiquity.
indexes, authors’ websites
Caldecott, Moyra. Akhenaten [14th century B.C.]. The Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti collide with the god Amun’s rich, corrupt priests.
Caldecott, Moyra. Hatshepsut [15th century B.C.]. Brilliant and ruthless, the female "king" of Egypt displaces both her husband and her regent, and rules with visionary intensity.
Caldecott, Moyra. Tutankhamun and the Daughter of Ra [14th century B.C.]. The daughter of the legendary Akhenaten and Nefertiti is forced into an unhappy marriage with the Pharaoh
Scott. Stone Tables [15th
The Exodus from Egypt, with developed portrayals of
its secondary figures, including Moses’ brother
Aaron and his sister Miriam.
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