Noun(1) one of a group of three sharing public administration or civil authority especially in ancient Rome
(1) For a time, he simply continued by virtue of the powers he had won as a triumvir .(2) In addition, Octavian had started to prefix his name with the designation ├ö├ç├┐Imperator,├ö├ç├û to suggest that he was the commander par excellence; and now, although he continued to use his triumviral powers, he omitted all reference to them from his coins, gradually concentrating on the plain, emotive name ├ö├ç├┐Caesar Son of a God.├ö├ç├û(3) Octavius, nephew of Julius Caesar, Antony, and Lepidus, united as triumvirs , oppose the forces raised by Brutus and Cassius.(4) This left the empire in the hands of Octavian and Antony, who retained their triumviral power.(5) The system was revived later in the century by the triumvirs Mark Antony, Marcus Lepidus and Octavian to eliminate those judged sympathetic to the assassination of Julius Caesar.(6) The author's cultural history of the triumviral period is a useful model for approaching other similarly troublesome moments in Roman history.(7) The Republican beginnings of imperial cult come not surprisingly after a triumviral grant of privileges in 39 BC.(8) After his death, the triumviral riots were exacerbated.(9) Political anarchy reigned in Rome at the hands of the triumvirs .(10) After Julius Caesar's assassination, the triumvirs was formed, consisting of three determined men, Octavius Caesar, Mark Antony, and Lepidus, who shared the rule of the Roman Empire.
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