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The two active confederates, Antony and Lep"ius- Octavian, took the first step
towards a new monarchy by squeezing out their sleeping partner Lepidus. On'
the pretence that he had anticipated them in disloyalty, they despoiled him of his
Oclavian's military advantage. ruary 1st, 32, the consuls C. Sosius and Cn.
Domitius, who were friends of Antony, would have proposed a vote of censure
upon Octavian, had not a tribune interposed his veto. At a subsequent session of
Antony's ships by a surprise attack at Actium, but from his bases at Agrippa's
Leucas and Corcyra he succeeded in intercepting the enemy reinforce- ... ments
and supply columns. At the same time Octavian's army^^1' entrenched itself on
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