Marlon Brando, Douglass Dumbrille, and Douglass Watson in Julius Caesar
Roman Republic, P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus. In October 42 B.C., the Republican army was defeated by the legions Antony and Octavian at Philippi. Cassius and Brutus committed suicide. Brutus' body was brought to Antonius' camp, where he cast his purple paludamentum over his dead body and ordered an honorable funeral for his erstwhile comrade. The Republican cause was crushed; Rome rested in the hands of the Second Triumvirate.
Marc Antony was a Roman politician and general. He was an important supporter of Julius Caesar and after Julius was assassinated, he formed a political alliance with Octavion and Lepidus, known as the Second Triumvirate
The Second Triumvirate was another alliance formed after Julius Caesar was assassinated. The members were Octavian, Marc Antony, and Lepidus. The alliance fell apart, however, when rivalries broke out among the members about who was next to rule Rome.
Triumvirate: a group of three men holding power, in particular ( the First Triumvirate ) the unofficial coalition of Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus in 60 BC and ( the Second Triumvirate ) a coalition formed by Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian in 43 BC