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Unformatted text preview: Mark Antony A middle-aged Roman general who rules the Roman Empire along with Lepidus and Octavius Caesar. He is torn between his desire for Cleopatra and the demands of his position as a world ruler. Octavius Caesar The adopted son of Julius Caesar, his grand-uncle, he is only in his early twenties, but he is determined to ultimately be the sole ruler of the Roman Empire. Lepidus As a member of the Triumvirate, he serves as a mediator between Antony and Caesar, the two rivals; he has no real power of his own. Cleopatra She is aware of her duties as Queen of Egypt, but she is deeply infatuated with Antony; her heroic courage is revealed when she and Antony are defeated and she chooses to die in Egypt, rather than return to Rome as a captive. Octavia She becomes engaged to Antony in order to cement a political and military truce between...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08
- Julius Caesar, Julius Caesar, Antony, Octavius, Lepidus