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Antony and Cleopatra Overview

  • Category: Tragedy
  • Period written: 1607-1608
  • First known performance:
  • Number of lines: 3412
  • Number of scenes: 42
  • Total Characters: 66
  • Prose/Verse: 8%/92%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1632), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: None
  • Possible Sources: The Deeds of Cesar (Anonymous, 1200-1300), The Civil Wars (Appian of Alexandria, 1578), Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes (Plutarch, 1579), Cleopatra (G.B. Giraldi Cinthio, 1583), The Tragedy of Antonie (Robert Garnier, 1595), The Tragedy of Cleopatra (Samuel Daniel, 1599), The Antiquities of the Jews (Flavius Josephus, 1602), The Life of Octavius Caesar Augustus (S. Goulart, 1603), The Roman Histories of Florus (E.M. Bolton, 1619)

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