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Who is the brother of Lepidus?
Lucius Aemilius Paullus
Marcus Aemilius Lepidus/Brothers
Lepidus was the son of Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (consul in 78 BC), his mother may have been a daughter of Lucius Appuleius Saturninus. His brother was Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus (consul in 50).
Who was Octavius brother?
Octavia spent much of her childhood travelling with her parents. Marcius was in charge of educating Octavia and her brother Octavian, later known as Augustus.
Why did Antony Octavius and Lepidus meet?
What did Antony, Octavius, and Lepidus gather to discuss? They were deciding which Romans should live or die. They wanted to eliminate anyone who could cause them trouble.
How does Octavius feel about Lepidus?
Octavius points out that Lepidus is a “tried and valiant soldier,” to which Antony responds, “So is my horse”: he goes on to compare Lepidus to a mere animal, calling him a “barren-spirited fellow” and a mere tool (IV.
Who is Mark Antony’s nephew?
Lepidus. On the condition that Publius, your nephew, Mark Antony, also dies.
Did Augustus have siblings?
Octavia the Younger
Octavia the Elder
Does Octavius like Lepidus?
Octavius argues that Lepidus is a “a tried and valiant soldier”; he says that Lepidus is good enough to do work for them, he is good enough to have power.
Who was the father of Marcus Aemilius Lepidus?
Lepidus was the son of Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (consul in 78), his mother may have been a daughter of Lucius Appuleius Saturninus. His brother was Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus (consul in 50).
Who is Lepidus and why does he have no power?
Lepidus, who is, in effect, Antony’s messenger, sent to retrieve Caesar’s will, has no power. The real battle takes place between Octavius and Antony with no clear winner established. So why does Shakespeare concern the reader with this question?
What was lepidus’last act as ruler of Rome?
In one of Lepidus’ last acts as the ruler of Rome he sanctioned the proscriptions that lead to the deaths of a number of opponents of the Second Triumvirate, including the senator Cicero. His own brother, Lucius Paullus, was also on the list of enemies to be put to death, but Lepidus helped him to escape execution until he was eventually pardoned.
Why did Lepidus become pontifex maximus and triumvir?
Lepidus had in fact already reached the peak of his power. By becoming pontifex maximus and triumvir he had gained a level of recognition that would preserve his name and save a very small niche for him in the history of western civilization.