What was the Second Triumvirate?


What was the Second Triumvirate?

Rome Following March 15, 44 BC:

On the Ides of March, 44 BC, a group of senators assassinated '~dictator for life'' Julius Caesar. Immediately following the assassination, panic set in. Many people would flee, including the conspirators. By the next day, order had been restored; however, who would rule in place of Caesar became a concern when his will named his 18-year-old grand-nephew as his successor.

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In order to save the Republic, the three most powerful men in Rome, Mark Antony, Octavius, and Lepidus, formed the Second Triumvirate in October of 43...

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