Visual Timeline: Mark Antony

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83 BCE - 30 BCE: Life of Mark Antony, Roman general and statesman.
 
69 BCE - 30 BCE: Life of Cleopatra VII of Egypt.
 
43 BCE - 36 BCE: Second Triumvirate: Antony, Octavian, and Lepidus (official approval by the Roman Senate). Mass proscriptions including Cicero.
 
42 BCE: Octavian and Antony defeat Republicans under Brutus and Cassius at the Battle of Philippi (Greece).
 
41 BCE: Cleopatra meets Mark Antony in Tarsus. The Roman needs the Egyptian queen in his war against the Parthian Empire, and returns the rule of old Ptolemaic territories to her.
 
 
41 BCE: Cleopatra and Mark Antony meet at Tarsus.
 
 
41 BCE - 31 BCE: Mark Antony of Rome allied with Cleopatra VII of Egypt.
 
 
40 BCE: Mark Antony attacks Brundisium in southern Italy.
 
 
39 BCE: Mark Antony sacks Samos.
 
 
36 BCE: Mark Antony gives Crete as a gift to Cleopatra.
 
34 BCE: Mark Antony celebrates an unofficial triumph in Alexandria following his victories in Armenia.
 
 
31 BCE: Mark Antony and Cleopatra move to Greece, where they are isolated by Octavian's admiral Agrippa; although they are able to win a tactical victory and break out of their isolated position at Actium, the campaign is a distaster and Octavian is able to achieve control of the east.
 
31 BCE: The Battle of Actium. Octavian defeats Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII.
 
30 BCE: After Octavian has declined to negotiate, Cleopatra reportedly commits suicide; Mark Antony stabs himself, only later finding Cleopatra still lives, and dies.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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