Antonius took refuge there, and was reduced by Octavian after a long siege.
In 40 he helped to arrange the peace of Brundisium by which Octavian (Augustus) and Antonius were for a time reconciled.
Antonius Gnipho, and Ateius Praetextatus to the authorship have been supported by modern scholars.
In 41 B.C. her husband died, and she was married to Marcus Antonius, with the idea of bringing about a reconciliation between him and her brother.
Under Antonius Felix (52-60) the revolutionary movement grew and spread.
Antonius in 44 B.C. carried a law abolishing the dictatorship as a part of the constitution.
The revolt of Antonius Saturninus, the commander of the Roman forces in Upper Germany (88 or 89), marks the turning-point in his reign (on the date see H.
Antonius (Mark Antony), while the population was not too large to save itself by timely flight.
Antonius the orator was elected without opposition; the other government candidate, Gaius Memmius, who seemed to have the better chance of success, was beaten to death by the hired agents of Saturninus and Glaucia, while the voting was actually going on.
They entered Italy on the north-east under the leadership of Antonius Primus, defeated the army of Vitellius at Bedriacum (or Betriacum), sacked Cremona and advanced on Rome, which they entered after furious fighting and a frightful confusion, in which the Capitol was destroyed by fire.
A fragment of Clement, quoted by Antonius Melissa, is most probably taken from the treatise on slander.
Antonius, as masters of their art.
The most celebrated handbook, however, is the Institutiones of Gaius, who lived under Antonius Pius - a model of what such treatises should be.
Antonius offered him the command of the expedition against the Parthians and the province of Syria he changed sides at once.
Antonius Saturninus headed a rebellion in Germany, which threatened seriously to bring Domitian's rule to an end.
Antonius (Mark Antony).
He studied successively under the Arians, Paulinus, bishop of Antioch, Athanasius, bishop of Anazarbus, and the presbyter Antonius of Tarsus.
Some hexameters with the title Cassii Orpheus are by Antonius Thylesius,an Italian of the 17th century.
Antonius Gnipho, a native of Gaul (by which Cisalpine Gaul may be meant), who is said to have been equally learned in Greek and Latin literature, and to have set up in later years a school of rhetoric which was attended by Cicero in his praetorship 66 B.C. It is possible that Caesar may have derived from him his interest in Gaul and its people and his sympathy with the claims of the Romanized Gauls of northern Italy to political rights.
Antonius Balbus, praetor in Sicily in 82 B.C., and Marcus Atius Balbus, who married Julia, a sister of Caesar, and had a daughter Atia, mother of Augustus.
Mesopotamia narrowly escaped being the scene of the struggle when Antonius in 36 finally decided to make his disastrous attempt against Phraates IV.
The latter is dedicated to a consul Antonius Gordianus, perhaps one of the two Gordians who were killed in 238.
In Rome he studied botany in the garden of the aged Antonius Castor (xxv.
MARCUS ANTONIUS PRIMUS, Roman general, was born at Tolosa in Gaul about A.D.
Antonius's grant of full citizenship to the whole island.
See John Selden, Titles of Honor (1672); Antonius Matthaeus, De nobilitate, de principibus, de ducibus, &c., libri quatuor (Amsterdam and Leiden, 1696, lib.
He was bitterly attacked by Marcus Antonius (Mark Antony) in the senate on the ist of September for not being present there, and on the next day replied in his First Philippic. He then left Rome and devoted himself to the completion of the de Qfficiis, and to the composition of his famous Second Philippic, which was never delivered, but was circulated, at first privately, after Antony's departure from Rome to Cisalpine Gaul on the 28th of November.
Cicero, much charmed at the attitude of Antonius, hoped to make use of him, and flattered him to the utmost, with the expectation, however, of getting rid of him as soon as he had served his purpose.
The senate, when it armed the consuls against Antonius, called upon him for assistance; and he took part in the campaign in which Antonius was defeated at Mutina (43 B.C.).
He now effected a coalition with Antonius and Lepidus, and on the 27th of November 43 B.C. the three were formally appointed a triumvirate for the reconstitution of the commonwealth for five years.
Cicero was murdered at the demand of Antonius.
Octavianus and Antonius crossed the Adriatic in 42 B.C. to reduce the last defenders of the republic. Brutus and Cassius were defeated, and fell at the battle of Philippi.
Antonius married Octavia, his rival's sister, and took for himself the eastern half of the empire, leaving the west to Caesar.
Antonius, indeed, came at last to his aid, in return for military assistance in the campaign he meditated in the East.
Lepidus was an object of contempt to all parties, and Octavianus and Antonius remained to fight for supreme power.
ANTONIUS, the name of a large number of prominent citizens of ancient Rome, of the gens Antonia.
Antonius the triumvir claimed that his family was descended from Anton, son of Heracles.
Antonius's reputation for eloquence rests on the authority of Cicero, none of his orations being extant.
Marcus Antonius, nicknamed Creticus in derision.
elder son of Marcus Antonius, the "orator," and father of the triumvir.
Gaius Antonius, nicknamed Hybrida from his half-savage disposition (Pliny, Nat.
Antonius, the "orator," and uncle of the triumvir.
On the outbreak of the Catilinarian conspiracy, Antonius was obliged to lead an army into Etruria, but handed over the command on the day of battle to Marcus Petreius, on the ground of ill-health.
It was said that Cicero had agreed with Antonius to share his plunder.
Cicero's defence of Antonius two years before in view of a proposal for his recall, and also on the occasion of his trial, increased the suspicion.
In spite of Cicero's eloquence, Antonius was condemned, and went into exile at Cephallenia.
Marcus Antonius, commonly called Mark Antony, the Triumvir, grandson of Antonius the "orator" and son of Antonius Creticus, related on his mother's side to Julius Caesar, was born about 83 B.C. Under the influence of his stepfather, Cornelius Lentulus Sura, he spent a profligate youth.
Lucius Antonius, youngest son of Marcus Antonius Creticus, and brother of the triumvir.
Later, observing the bitter feelings that had been evoked by the distribution of land among the veterans of Caesar, Antonius and Fulvia changed their attitude, and stood forward as the defenders of those who had suffered from its operation.
Antonius marched on Rome, drove out Lepidus, and promised the people that the triumvirate should be abolished.
Gaius Antonius, second son of Marcus Antonius Creticus, and brother of the triumvir.
Dolabella's fleet was destroyed; Antonius was shut up in the island of Curicta and forced to surrender.
Asiaticus, made peace on advantageous terms with Pompey in 64 B.C. Subsequently he fought on Pompey's side in the Civil War, and later still repelled an attack on Samosata by Marcus Antonius (Mark Antony.) He died before 31 B.C. and was succeeded by one Mithradates I.
Crassus and Rome had been obliged, reluctantly enough, to enter Antonius.
In England the verse-epistle was first prominently employed by Samuel Daniel in his "Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius" (1599), and later on, more legitimately, in his "Certain Epistles" (1601-1603).
Antonius (Mark Antony) the same year the Hasmonaean dynasty became extinct.
D10 Cassius, 50.12-51.3; Plutarch, Antonius, 62-68; Velleius Paterculus, ii.
The other consul, C. Antonius, in whom Catiline hoped to find a supporter, was won over and got out of the way by Cicero, who resigned the province of Macedonia in his favour.
Next day Cicero awoke the terror of the people by a second oration delivered in the forum, in consequence of which Catiline and Manlius were declared public enemies, and the consul Antonius was despatched with an army against them.
Thus a heavy blow was dealt to the cause of Catiline, who, in the beginning of 62, saw his legions, only partially armed and diminished by desertion, shut in between those of Metellus Celer and C. Antonius.
Antonius, with whom Hirtius had at first sided.
The consuls set out for Mutina, where Antonius was besieging Decimus Brutus.
On the 15th of April, Pansa was attacked by Antonius at Forum Gallorum, about 8 m.
Hirtius, however, compelled Antonius to retire on Mutina, where another battle took place on the 25th (or 27th) of April, in which Hirtius was slain.
For the history of the period see under Antonius; Cicero's Letters (ed.
His mother was the younger Antonia, daughter of Marcus Antonius and niece of Augustus, and he married Agrippina, the granddaughter of the same emperor.
The name of his father was Antonius, that of his mother Rachel.
Subsequently she became the ally and mistress of Mark Antony (see Antonius).
For the history of Cleopatra see Antonius, Marcus; Caesar, Gaius Julius; Ptolemies.
Amongst its members the following may be mentioned: Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, tribune of the people 104 B.C., brought forward a law (lex Domitia de Sacerdotiis) by which the priests of the superior colleges were to be elected by the people in the comitia tributa (seventeen of the tribes voting) instead of by co-optation; the law was repealed by Sulfa, revived by Julius Caesar and (perhaps) again repealed by Marcus Antonius, the triumvir (Cicero, De Lege Agraria, ii.
Antonius, grandfather of the triumvir, procured his acquittal.
"Antonius von Padua" in Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklopcidie.
The Capuchin Antonius Maria Schyrlaus (Schyrl) de Rheita (1597-1660) described in 1645 the construction of double terrestrial telescopes.
There is a biographical sketch of Laonicus and his brother in Greek by Antonius Calosynas, a physician of Toledo, who lived in the latter part of the 16th century (see C. Hopf, Chroniques greco-romanes, 1873).
Among the disciples of Duns Scotus are mentioned John of Bassolis, Francis of Mayrone, Antonius Andreae (d.
Antonius, since his paternal inheritance, even allowing for some curtailment by Pompey, must have been of far greater extent.
ANTONIUS FELIX, Roman procurator of Judaea (A.D.
Cornelius Dolabella (in 77 B.C.) and C. Antonius (in 76 B.C.) for extortion in the provinces of Macedonia and Greece, and though he lost both cases, probably convinced the world at large of the corruption of the senatorial tribunals.
Marcus Antonius (143-87 B.C.), one of the most distinguished Roman orators of his time, was quaestor in 113, and praetor in 102 with proconsular powers, the province of Cilicia being assigned to him.
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