ISIS UNBOUND Allyson Bird. Set in an alternate history, steampunk version of 1980's Manceastre Britanniae, ruled by a new governor general related to the descendant of Anthony and Cleopatra, who won the battle of Actium two thousand years ago, and where the ancient Egyptian gods are real.
Roman warship at the Battle of Actium. Mediterranean, 31BC. By Rado Javor.
The Battle of Actium from a set of The Story of Antony and Cleopatra, designed by Justus van Egmont (Flemish, Leiden 1601–1674 Antwerp), Weaving workshop directed by Jan van Leefdael (Brussels, active 1644–60), The Metropolitan Museum of Art