Octavian, Antony and Cleopatra
Ten years later, the supreme strategist Octavian waged the naval battle of Actium against his former ally, who now had the backing of Cleopatra. Octavian put an end to Antony and Cleopatra's military ambitions and became the first Roman emperor under the name of Augustus. Witness the last moments of the Roman Republic, marked by this terrible duel between two men hungry for glory.
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