Antonius took refuge there, and was reduced by Octavian after a long siege.
In 40 he helped to arrange the peace of Brundisium by which Octavian (Augustus) and Antonius were for a time reconciled.
Antonius Gnipho, and Ateius Praetextatus to the authorship have been supported by modern scholars.
In 41 B.C. her husband died, and she was married to Marcus Antonius, with the idea of bringing about a reconciliation between him and her brother.
Under Antonius Felix (52-60) the revolutionary movement grew and spread.