Definition of Antonius
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Antōnius, Antōniī
Antonius
noun (m., 2nd -IUS declension)
  1. name of a Roman gens.
  2. Marc Antony, a distinguished triumvir, conquered by Octavianus at Actium, a mortal enemy of Cicero
  3. a celebrated orator just before the age of Cicero
  4. Cicero's colleague in the consulship
Abbreviations
Antōnius, ii, m., name of a Roman gens. M. Antonius, Marc Antony, a distinguished triumvir, conquered by Octavianus at Actium, a mortal enemy of Cicero.

— M. Antonius, a celebrated orator just before the age of Cicero; cf. Cic. Brut. 37 sq.; Ellendt, Cic. Brut. p. lxii. sq.; Bahr, Lit. Gesch. 355; Teuffel, Rom. Lit. § 139.

— C. Antonius, Cicero's colleague in the consulship.

— Fem.: Antōnia, ae, a daughter of the triumvir Antonius, Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 16.

—Derivv. Antōnius, a, um, adj., of or pertaining to Antonius: leges Antonias fregi, i. e. proposed by the triumvir Antonius, Lentul. ap. Cic. Fam. 12, 14 fin. B. and K.

—Hence, Antōnii, the adherents of the triumvir Antonius, Lepid. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 34.

— Antō-niānus, a, um, adj. Of or pertaining to the triumvir Antonius: contra Antonianos, Cic. Fam. 10, 34; 12, 25 fin.; Vell. 2, 74; Sen. Ben. 2, 25; hence, also Antōniā-nae, ārum, f. (sc. orationes), the orations of Cicero against Antonius (com. called Philippicae; v. Philippicus), Gell. 7, 11; 13, 1 and 21.

— Of or pertaining to the orator Antonius: dicendi ratio, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 13.
 
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