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The death of Antony.

Image ID: 1624753

The death of Antony.

Image Details

Image Title

:  The death of Antony.

Creator

: Mirys, Augustyn de, 1700-1790 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Ferris, Stephen James, 1835-1915 -- Engraver

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 11.4 x 14.2 cm.

Notes

: Marcus Antonius was a Roman orator and general. After the murder of Caesar Antonius joined an alliance with Octavian and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus. This became known as the Second Triumvirate. Political disagreements esculated and civil war broke out. The navy of Antony and Cleopatra was defeated by Octavian at the Battle of Actium in 31 B.C. Marcus Antonius committed suicide in Egypt. Note 2.) Stains and foxing on image.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Personalities -- A-Z

Source Description

: 2 folders (88 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON P. A-Z

Digital ID

: 1624753

Record ID

: 1762939

Digital Item Published

: 8-14-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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