David Copperfield – An Excerpt
While going to school David lodged at Mr Wickfield’s. Mr Wickfield had a daughter, Agnes, who became David’s friend and, ultimately, wife.
Cleopatra and Her Men
This is Cleopatra attired as the goddess Hathor. All ancient sources praise her intelligence and charm. She spoke several languages, among them the language of the Egyptians which the other rulers of the Ptolemaic dynasty did not bother to learn. (The Ptolemaic dynasty was of Greek origin. The first Ptolemy […]