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Friendships in History: Achilles and Patroclus // Antony and Cleopatra
Video by Ancient History Encyclopedia

Friendships in History: Achilles and Patroclus // Antony and Cleopatra

Friendships in History, especially from mythology and the ancient world have withstood the test of time. Achilles and Patroclus are known from Greek Mythology, and primarily from Homers Iliad, were friends as boys, and their close relationship...
Arch of Augustus in the Roman Forum - Ancient Rome Live
Video by American Institute for Roman Culture

Arch of Augustus in the Roman Forum - Ancient Rome Live

Located in the Roman Forum, between the Temple of Divus Julius and Temple of the Castores, this triple arch celebrated either Augustus' victory over Cleopatra and Mark Antony at the Battle of Actium in 30 BCE (Actium Arch) or celebrated his...
Cleopatra: The Real Story
Video by Chef Samir Shaltout

Cleopatra: The Real Story

This documentary depicts the true life of Cleopatra; a lot of historical evidence is provided.
Silver Tetradrachm Portraying Antony and Cleopatra
Image by Sailko

Silver Tetradrachm Portraying Antony and Cleopatra

This silver tetradrachm portrays the Ptolemaic queen Cleopatra VII on one side, and the Roman triumvir Mark Antony on the other (1st century BCE). Cleopatra's profile has been made to resemble the features of her husband Mark Antony in the...
Division of the Second Triumvirate
Image by ColdEl

Division of the Second Triumvirate

A map showing the areas controlled by different members of Rome's Second Triumvirate of Lepidus (Brown), Octavian (Purple), and Mark Antony (Green) in the 1st century BCE. The light red areas indicate shared control.
Perforated Flint Disc from Abu Hamid
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Perforated Flint Disc from Abu Hamid

This is a hallmark of the Chalcolithic industry. The perforation may have been for inserting a stick; the disc would then be used for cutting, as a weapon, or just as a symbol of authority. Late Chalcolithic period, 4000-3800 BCE. From Abu...
Statue of a Boy with Thorn
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Statue of a Boy with Thorn

The figure type of the Spinario (boy with a thorn) originated in Hellenistic art of the late 3rd century BCE. The popular genre motif of the shepherd or peasant boy is conveyed in several versions and different materials. This statue was...
1st Battle of Philippi 42 BCE
Image by Calabrian

1st Battle of Philippi 42 BCE

A map showing the opening positions and attacks of the first battle of Philippi in 42 BCE between the forces of Mark Antony & Octavian against those of Brutus and Cassius.
Battle of Actium 31 BCE
Image by Future Perfect at Sunrise

Battle of Actium 31 BCE

The positions of Octavian and Mark Antony at the Battle of Actium in 31 BCE.
Praetorian Galley
Image by Mark Cartwright

Praetorian Galley

A Roman coin depicting a praetorian galley. Silver denarius of Mark Antony, 32-31 BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Tarragona, Spain)