The Triumvirs defeated Caesar's murderers, the Liberatoresat the Battle of Philippi in 42 BC, and divided the government of the Republic between themselves. In the resulting first battle of Philippi, Antony defeated Cassius and captured his camp while Brutus overran Octavian's troops and penetrated into the Triumvirs' camp but was unable to capture the sick Octavian. Due to the infighting within the Triumvirate during 43 BC, Brutus and Cassius had assumed control of much of Rome's eastern territories, and amassed a large army. Antony had been married in succession to Fadia, Antonia, Fulvia, Octavia and Cleopatra, and left behind him a number of children. ZanuckMel Gussow. The Shards of Heaven by Michael Livingston".
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Octavian responded with treason charges: In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war. The triumvirate expired on the last day of 33 BC and was not renewed. The enormous popularity of Octavian with the legions secured the defection of the provinces of Cyrenaica and Greece to his side. He granted pardons to all Roman nobles living in the East who had supported the Republican cause, except for Caesar's assassins.
After Caesar's death in 44 BC, Antony joined forces with Marcus Aemilius Lepidusanother of Caesar's generals, and OctavianCaesar's great-nephew and adopted son, forming a three-man dictatorship known to historians as the Second Triumvirate. The Triumvirate would have to conquer the rest of Rome's holdings; Brutus and Cassius held the Eastern Mediterraneanand Sextus Pompey held the Mediterranean islands. Octavian's base of power was his link with Caesar through adoptionwhich granted him much-needed popularity and loyalty of the legions. A journalist and writer, she's a 'plastic' scouser living in London. Circolo numismatico Mario Rasile. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. The fabled queen of Egypt's affair with Roman general Marc Antony is ulimately disastrous for both of them.