Caesar's murder had a huge impact on everyone in Rome. Can the children imagine they are Mark Anthony, and write a letter following Caesar's death saying how they feel and who they support as ruler now?
Marcus Antonius (83–30 BC) was a dashing politician and general in Ancient Rome. We know him more commonly as Mark Antony, He was a contemporary of Julius Caesar and the love of his life was Cleopatra.
Mark Antony Resources
Mark Antony's story is so tied up with that of Cleopatra that we've produced a combined page for the two of them together. Why not hop over there to read that page first, then come back and explore our resources on Antony below!
This cartoon-style colouring page featuring Mark Antony is perfect for younger children learning about the Romans or Antony and Cleopatra.
Imagine you are a talk show host and you are interviewing Mark Antony. Perhaps the audience would like to know about his relationship with Cleopatra? Think of some good open questions and write them here.
Here's a fun way to test what the kids have learned about Mark Antony! Pull it all together in journalistic style - perhaps telling of his conquests as a general, his rule over half of the Roman Empire, his love affair with the beautiful Egyptian queen Cleopatra, or his untimely death ...
Our famous people notebooking pages are designed for older children to do their own research and write facts and biographies. These pages feature the famous Roman, Mark Antony.
Mark Antony was a famous Roman general who fell in love with the Egyptian queen Cleopatra. Print this fun poster to use as part of history topic work and displays.
Choose from normal lines or handwriting lines for our Mark Antony story paper, then write a little about the Roman general (and Cleopatra's lover!). You can colour in the picture too...
Print out our timeline then ask the children to fill in important events in the life of Mark Antony, for example when he first met Cleopatra and his tragic death...
Aimed at younger children, our Mark Antony worksheet asks them to answer a few simple facts and to discuss if they'd like to have met him, and what they would have talked about...
Choose one of the Mark Antony writing pages below and use it to record what you learn about the famous Roman, or perhaps do some creative writing instead?