Bible times: Battle of Actium (31BC) - between Team Octavian and Team Mark Antony & Cleopatra; consolidates the Roman Empire under Octavian and sets the stage for NT events and the early church.
Sept 2, 31BC - The Battle of Actium was the decisive confrontation of the Final War of the Roman Republic, a naval engagement between Octavian and the combined forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra.
Bust of Agrippa. Berlin (Germany). Photo Jona Lendering. Naval Battle of Actium.
Location of base camps and ships, Actium.
"The battle of Actium: At the height of the battle, a Roman-Egyptian centurion informs Marc Antony that Cleopatra and her squadron of ships are leaving the action"
Depiction of the battle of Actium between the fleets of Octavian and Mark Antony
The Battle of Actium from The Story of Caesar and Cleopatra | The Art Institute of Chicago
Cameo commemorating the Naval victory of Octavian (63 BC-AD 14) over Mark Antony (c.82-30 BC) at the Battle of Actium, 31 BC (sardonyx)
History's Turning Points - BC 0031 Battle of Actium 25:24 (Julius Ceasar)