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Antōnĭus , ii, m., of a Roman gens.
I. M. Antonius, Marc Antony, a distinguished triumvir, conquered by Octavianus at Actium, a mortal enemy of Cicero.
II. M. Antonius, a celebrated orator just before the age of Cicero; cf. Cic. Brut. 37 sq.; Ellendt, Cic. Brut. p. lxii. sq.; Bähr, Lit. Gesch. 355; Teuffel, Rom. Lit. § 139.—
III. C. Antonius, Cicero's colleague in the consulship.
IV. Fem.: Antōnĭa , ae, a daughter of the triumvir Antonius, Plin. 35, 10, 36, § 16.—Derivv.
A. Antōnĭus , 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, Antōnĭi , the adherents of the triumvir Antonius, Lepid. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 34.—
B. Antō-nĭānus , a, um, adj.
1. 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 Antōnĭā-nae , ārum, f. (sc. orationes), the orations of Cicero against Antonius (com. called Philippicae; v. Philippicus), Gell. 7, 11; 13, 1 and 21.—
2. Of or pertaining to the orator Antonius: “dicendi ratio,Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 13.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 10.34
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 12.14
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.5.31
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 35.16
    • Seneca, de Beneficiis, 2.25
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 13.1
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 7.11
    • Cicero, Brutus, 37
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