Antony and Cleopatra

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Antony and Cleopatra
FirstFolioAnthony.jpg
Facsimile of the 1623 First Folio
Written by William Shakespeare
Characters Antony
Octavius Caesar
Cleopatra
Date of premiere 1606-1607
Place of premiere London, England
Original language English
Genre Tragedy
Setting Alexandria, Egypt
Rome and Misenum, Italy

Antony and Cleopatra is a play by Shakespeare. It is a tragedy. Shakespeare's source was Plutarch's Lives. The play was first performed between 1606 and 1607. It was probably first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The play describes the romantic love and suicides of Antony and Cleopatra.

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