Flashcards in The Roman Revolution Deck (9)
Italy after Philippi
Octavian disbanded soldiers but needed land for them.
Not enough money to pay for it.
Italian situation leads to food riots in 41 and 40 bc
Treaty of Misenum
Sextus Pompeius given control of Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica and Peloponnese
Promised future consulship to Sextus
Promised end of proscriptions, and return of some proscribed property
End of blockade of Sicily
Alliance with Antony - Tarentum 37 bc
Octavian realises the need to defeat Sextus
Re-division of provinces
Antony gives Octavian 120 ships to fight Sextus
Octavian promises 20,000 soldiers in return.
Marcus Vispanius Agrippa
Trains the fleet
Saves Octavian from his own incompetence?
Antony in the east
He demands reparation from the Greek states
41 bc - he meets Cleopatra
40 bc - Parthian invasion of Syria
30s BC Antony in the east
38 bc - Antony reorganizes the east
37 bc - Antony unsuccessfully invades Parthia which ruins his military prestige
The coming war - political faux pas
35 bc - Octavia arrives in the east and brought 2000 soldiers and money
He accepts the troops but orders her away
Triumviral powers expire in 33 bc
32 bc - Antony divorces Octavia
Octavian seizes Antony's will and reads it to the senate - senate decares war on cleopatra