Marcus Antonius (l. 83-30 BCE, known popularly as Mark Antony) was a Roman general and statesman best known for his love affair with Cleopatra VII (l. c.69-30 BCE) of Egypt. As Julius Caesar's friend and right-hand man, he gave the funeral...
Mark Antony's Oration at Caesar's Funeral
Amid the chaos and strife following the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BCE, Mark Antony (83-30 BCE), with the advice of Cicero, persuaded the Roman Senate to declare an amnesty which pardoned the Liberators and accepted the legitimacy...
Mark Antony's Parthian Campaign
In 36 BCE, Mark Antony (83-30 BCE) invaded Parthia, hoping to render himself one of the great conquerors of the Greco-Roman world, but he was stymied by Parthian forces and obliged to undertake an arduous, costly retreat. What to make of...
The Propaganda of Octavian and Mark Antony's Civil War
Propaganda played an important role in Octavian (l. 63 BCE - 14 CE) and Mark Antony's (l. 83 – 30 BCE) civil war, and once victorious at the Battle of Actium (31 BCE), Octavian returned home to become the first Roman emperor. The decade...
The New Testament contains four gospels attributed to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. The four gospels are not biographies of Jesus, nor are they history as we define it. What each gospel attempted to do was write a theological explanation...
A face re-creation of the roman general Mark Antony (l. 83-30 BCE), inspired by a fine grained yellow marble bust dating to the Flavian period (69-96 CE).
Mark Antony's Oration over the Body of Caesar
Mark Antony's Oration over the Body of Caesar, oil on canvas by George Edward Robertson, c. 1894–1895. Hartlepool Museums and Heritage Service.
Saint Mark by Donatello
A marble figure of Saint Mark by the Italian Renaissance sculptor Donatello (c. 1386-1466 CE). Created between 1408 and 1413 CE, it originally stood in a niche outside Florence’s Orsanmichele hall.
Facial Reconstruction of Mark Antony
Photorealistic reconstruction of Roman statesman Mark Antony (l. 83-30 BCE). This reconstruction is based on archaeological evidence including busts, coin portraits and statuary This reconstruction was made using Artbreeder, an AI neural...
Bust of Mark Antony
A bust of Marcus Antonius (Mark Antony), from the Vatican Museums.