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Antony

(ˈæntənɪ)
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(Biography) Mark. Latin name Marcus Antonius. ?83–30 bc, Roman general who served under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars and became a member of the second triumvirate (43). He defeated Brutus and Cassius at Philippi (42) but having repudiated his wife for Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, he was defeated by his brother-in-law Octavian (Augustus) at Actium (31)

An•to•ny

(ˈæn tə ni)

n.
Mark (Marcus Antonius), 83?–30 B.C., Roman general: friend of Caesar; rival of Augustus Caesar.
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The tables are turned on the assassins by the erstwhile namby-pamby playboy Marc Antony who, in his grieving rage over Julius Caesar's slaying, proclaims to himself: "A curse shall light upon the limbs of men; domestic fury and fierce civil strife shall cumber all the parts of Italy".
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