Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Marcus Antonius

Marcus Antonius

Ptolemaic Dynasty

Marcus Antonius was a Roman Centurion whose relationship with Cleopatra VII, however we interpret it, was at least in part an attempt by Cleopatra to restore the great imperialist days of her ancestors. He was a friend to Julius Caesar, and fell in love with Cleopatra. He was against Octavius in his attempt to control Egypt.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011