Act 4, Scene 1

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Antony plots with two others to take control of the Roman Empire, starting with killing politicians

Summary

Antony, Octavius, and Lepidus are coming up with a list of senators to assassinate, including a Lepidus' brother and Antony’s nephew. When Lepidus leaves, Antony expresses his disdain for him, to Octavius’ surprise. Antony explains that he plans to use Lepidus when fighting against Brutus and Cassius, but to deny him any real power once the conflict is over.

 

Interview: Antony and Octavius

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