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Mark Antony and Cleopatra:
Mark Antony was born into a well-known family unlike Julius Caesar (Foss pg. 118). Like Cleopatra Mark Antony was a well-educated man he studied public speaking (Foss pg. 118). Knowing where he wanted to go in his career he kept close to Julius Caesar becoming an ally (Foss pg. 125). Antony was second hand to Julius Caesar during the battle against Pompey and was appointed consul which would later save his life after the death of Julius Caesar (Foss pg. 125). If it weren’t for Octavian a claimed adopted son of Julius Caesar Mark Antony would have been the successor of Caesar after his assassination (Foss pg. 126). It was during an investigation of Julius Caesar’s death that led Mark Antony and Cleopatra to meet for

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