The Battle of Philippi in 42 BC would change the world forever. Marc Antony and Octavian sought to avenge Caesar, but later fought over his legacy, with the fate of Rome in the balance. They first managed to combine their forces to punish Brutus and Cassius, Caesar's assassins, and to proclaim their legitimacy. But there could only be one successor to Caesar.
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