A comparison of achievements between julius caesar and marc anthony

Meanwhile, Antony recovered his position by joining forces with Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, who had been assigned the governorship of Transalpine Gaul and Nearer Spain.

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He fell into the snare thus. She made great preparation for her journey, of money, gifts, and ornaments of value, such as so wealthy a kingdom might afford, but she brought with her her surest hopes in her own magic arts and charms. Both consuls were killed, however, leaving Octavian in sole command of their armies, some eight legions. Antony, however, managed to trick Libo into pursuing some decoy ships, causing Libo's squadron to be trapped and attacked. And this more than all else made it plain that it was Artavasdes the Armenian who had robbed Antony of the power to bring that war to an end. Plutarch described Antony as mellow and generous but a bit of slob. Antony, feeling his line give, drew up the prey, and when, as may be imagined, great laughter ensued, "Leave," said Cleopatra, "the fishing-rod, general, to us poor sovereigns of Pharos and Canopus; your game is cities, provinces, and kingdoms.

Nevertheless, Augustus clung onto power for another 10 years. For those who had gold or silver were slain and robbed of it, and the goods were plundered from the beasts of burden; and finally the baggage-carriers of Antony were attacked, and beakers and costly tables were cut to pieces or distributed about.

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She made great preparation for her journey, of money, gifts, and ornaments of value, such as so wealthy a kingdom might afford, but she brought with her her surest hopes in her own magic arts and charms. She died at Bust of Augustus as a young man Adopted by Caesar, Augustus c. Octavian continued to recruit Caesar's veterans to his side, away from Antony, with two of Antony's legions defecting in November 44 BC. After entering Rome, instead of pursuing Pompey, Caesar marched to Spain to defeat Pompeian-loyalists there. Moreover, they did not expect that the enemy would come upon them so quickly, and were therefore disheartened. His moral conservatism had clashed with the public promiscuity of his daughter, Julia. With the war over, Antony was sent back to Rome to act as Caesar's protector against Pompey and the other Optimates. In retaliation, Octavian declared war, not on Antony but on Cleopatra. And in any state affair and matter of consequence, they both behaved themselves with much consideration and friendliness for each other. With popular opinion in Rome turning against him and his Consular term nearing its end, Antony attempted to secure a favorable military assignment to secure an army to protect himself.

Then only 19 years old and stationed with Caesar's army in Macedonia, the youth became a member of Caesar's Julian clanchanging his name to "Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus" Octavian in accordance with the conventions of Roman adoption.

As the undisputed leader of Egypt, Cleopatra named the toddler Ptolemy Caesarian as co-ruler and turned the country around from a debt-ridden colony into a powerful semi-autonomous state that was the richest in eastern Mediterranean.

On the grounds was the Mousein, a center of philosophy and learning. In this interval, Pacorus, the Parthian king's son, who was marching into Syria with a large army, was met by Ventidius, who gave him battle in the country of Cyrrhestica, slew a large number of his men, and Pacorus among the first.

And when they began to grow warm, and jests were passing freely on Antony and Cleopatra's loves, Menas, the pirate, whispered Pompey, in the ear, "Shall I," said he, "cut the cables and make you master not of Sicily only and Sardinia, but of the whole Roman empire?

Augustus kept Rome, while Antony took Egypt. Fearing his life Antony escaped Rome dressed as a slave.

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She thought it fitter he should come to her; so, willing to show his good-humour and courtesy, he complied, and went.

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