- MarkMarcus Antonius, 83?–30 b.c., Roman general: friend of Caesar; member of the second triumvirate and rival of Octavian.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for antony
Antony Polonsky's The Jews in Poland and Russia is a stupendous - almost crushing - work of scholarship.David's Bookclub: The Jews in Poland and Russia
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Plus, more ‘How I Write’ interviews with Jennifer Finney Boylan, Antony Beevor and Lev Grossman.Thriller Author Steve Berry: How I Write
July 11, 2012
Plus, more 'How I Write' interviews with Antony Beevor and Jennifer Finney Boylan.Peter Watson Wants Nietzsche Back: ‘How I Write’ Interview
July 3, 2012
Plus, more ‘How I Write’ interviews with Jennifer Finney Boylan, Antony Beevor, and Lev Grossman.Karin Slaughter’s Pajamas: How I Write
June 26, 2012
I asked in a vague way if they had this book by a writer called Antony Beevor and published by John Murray.Antony Beevor: How I Write
June 13, 2012
My uncle Antony presented him to me, as a gentleman he had a particular friendship for.Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
Even Enobarbus is conquered at the last by Antony's noble magnanimity.
In the play, as Dr. Brandes sees, Antony takes on something of the "artist-nature."
The pomp of Antony's position, too, and his kingly personality pleased our poet.
From the first scene to the last Antony is a king of men by right divine of nature.
- Mark. Latin name Marcus Antonius. ?83–30 bc, Roman general who served under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars and became a member of the second triumvirate (43). He defeated Brutus and Cassius at Philippi (42) but having repudiated his wife for Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, he was defeated by his brother-in-law Octavian (Augustus) at Actium (31)
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Word Origin and History for antony
masc. proper name, from Latin Antonius, name of a Roman gens (see Anthony).
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