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  1. Marcus antoniUs 83 B.C. - 30 B.C. Politician, General, and Lover

  2. Background Information ANTONY BORN IN ROME IN 83 B.C. HIS FATHER WAS MARCUS ANTONIUS CRETICUS – THE SON OF A FAMOUS ORATOR HIS MOTHER JULIA WAS ALSO FROM A WELL TO DO FAMILY HIS FATHER DIED IN 71 B.C. WHILE FIGHTING PIRATES HIS MOTHER REMARRIED TO PUBLIUS CORNELIUS LENTULUS.

  3. EARLY LIFE DURING HIS EARLY CHILDHOOD HE WAS SAID TO HAVE A LONG TERM HOMOSEXUAL LIASON! BY THE AGE OF 20 HE WAS IN DEBT 250 TALENTS ($5,000,000). TO ESCAPE HIS DEBTORS HE FLED TO GREECE TO STUDY RHETORIC.

  4. First Taste of Battle AFTER BEING IN ATHENS FOR A SHORT WHILE HE WAS SUMMONED BY AULUS GABINIUS TO FIGHT A WAR IN JUDEA. IN THE FOLLOWING CAMPAIGN HE QUICKLY ASSERTED HIMSELF AS A SKILLED GENERAL AND TACTICIAN. HE ALSO FOUGHT FOR PTOLEMY XII AULETES IN EGYPT.