Dec 1, 2004
After forcing through his own political agenda in Rome, the situation with Antony was still precarious. Antony had reached Gaul and gathered strength from the legions stationed there. Together with Lepidus in Spain, the two were a formidable force. Octavian, despite having considerable strength himself, would be hard pressed to meet that challenge alone. By passing a law that found all the members of Caesar?s assassination plot to be guilty of a capital crime, he certainly couldn?t count on any support from that quarter, not that he wanted it….