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date: 27 February 2024

Antonius Creticus, Marcuslocked

Antonius Creticus, Marcuslocked

  • Ernst Badian

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Antonius, Marcus, son of M. *Antonius (1) and father of Mark Antony (M. *Antonius (2)) and of L. *Antonius (Pietas), an easy-going man, dominated by his noble wife Julia (see *Iulius Caesar (2), Lucius). As praetor (74 bce) he received an *imperium rhetorically described as infinitum against the pirates (see piracy).

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  • Roman History and Historiography

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