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He was a major figure in the Second Catilinarian Conspiracy and was summarily executed on the orders of the Consul Cicero in 63 BC for his involvement.
According to the historian Plutarchhe spent his teenage years wandering through Rome with his brothers and friends gambling, drinking, and becoming involved in scandalous love affairs. Hoping to escape his creditors, Antony fled to Greece in 58 BC, where he studied philosophy and rhetoric at Athens.
The Greek historian Plutarch records it was Antony who convinced Gabinius to finally act. While Antony was serving Gabinius in the East, the domestic political situation had changed in Rome.
In 60 BC, a secret agreement known as the "First Triumvirate" was entered into between three men to control the Republic: Caesar used his governorship as a launching point for his conquest of free Gaul. Rome was effectively under the absolute power of these three men.
Sometime between 54 and 47 BC, the union produced a single daughter, Antonia Prima. Clodius, through the influence of his benefactor Marcus Licinius Crassushad developed a positive political relationship with Julius Caesar.
Serving under Caesar, Antony demonstrated excellent military leadership. After a year of service in Gaul, Caesar dispatched Antony to Rome to formally begin his political careerreceiving election as Quaestor for 52 BC as a member of the Populares faction.
Following his year in office, Antony was promoted by Caesar to the rank of Legate and assigned command of two legions approximately 7, total soldiers. Without the stability they provided, the divide between Caesar and Pompey grew ever larger.
Anarchy resulted, causing the Senate to look to Pompey. Fearing the persecutions of Lucius Cornelius Sulla only thirty-years earlier, they avoided granting Pompey the dictatorship by instead naming him sole Consul for the year, giving him extraordinary but limited powers.
With the support of Caesar, who as Pontifex Maximus was head of the Roman religion, Antony was appointed the College of Augursan important priestly office responsible for interpreting the will of the Roman gods by studying the flight of birds.
All public actions required favorable auspices, granting the college considerable influence. In this position, Antony could protect Caesar from his political enemies by vetoing any actions unfavorable to his patron. The feud between Caesar and Pompey erupted into open confrontation by early 49 BC.
Upon assuming office in January, Antony immediately summoned a meeting of the Senate to resolve the conflict: Antony then made a new proposal: Caesar would retain only two of his eight legions and the governorship of Illyrium if he was allowed to stand for the Consulship in absentia.
This arrangement ensured his immunity from suit would continue: Though Pompey found the concession satisfactory, Cato and Lentulus refused to back down, with Lentulus even expelling Antony from the Senate meeting by force. Under the leadership of Cato and with the tacit support of Pompey, the Senate passed the "final decree" senatus consultum ultimum stripping Caesar of his command and ordering him to return to Rome and stand trial for war crimes.
The Senate further declared Caesar a traitor and a public enemy if he did not immediately disband his army. Three days later, on 10 January, Caesar crossed the Rubicon Riverstarting a civil war. After entering Rome, instead of pursuing Pompey, Caesar marched to Spain to defeat Pompeian-loyalists there.
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He asks Agamemnon not to take Briseis, Achilles' fairly won prize, and he tells Achilles that he must respect Agamemnon's position as commander-in-chief.
His words are lost on the two men. Achilles returns to his ships with his companion Patroclus. The Hollywood Reporter is your source for breaking news about Hollywood and entertainment, including movies, TV, reviews and industry blogs.