A male given name, a mostly British spelling variant of Anthony.
(person) (Latin name Marcus Antonius) 83?-30 b.c.; Rom. general & member of the second triumvirate.
Antony Sentence Examples
Antony Legrand, from Douai, attempted to introduce it into Oxford, but failed.
Its chief distinctions are that during the later Republic and earlier Empire it yielded excellent soldiers, and thus much aided the success of Caesar against Pompey and of Octavian against Antony, and that it gave Rome the poet Virgil (by origin a Celt), the historian Livy, the lyrist Catullus, Cornelius Nepos, the elder and the younger Pliny and other distinguished writers?
Her efforts were at first successful, but in 36 Antony left for the Parthian War and renewed his intrigue with Cleopatra.
It appears to have been still more reduced under Octavian, Lepidus and Antony, when its value was 3 of an ounce.
When Antony assumed the dominion of the East after the defeat of Cassius at Philippi, an embassy of the Jews, amongst other embassies, approached him in Bithynia and accused the sons of Antipater as usurpers of the power which rightly belonged' to Hyrcanus.