Get a behind-the-scenes look at the battle between Octavian and Mark Antony, as well as its aftermath. Octavia bore Marc Antony two daughters, the two Antonias. But first, a little background. Octavia & Mark Antony: Mother love trumps the rest. Octavia was the daughter of Gaius Octavius and his second wife, Atia. Statue of Caesar Augustus (Octavian) in Rome, Italy Octavian Pursues Mark Antony. Octavia became the second wife of Mark Antony in 40 BC following the death of Julius Caesar. Just one thing, however, marred Octavian’s moment of triumph. What happens when the mother of the century meets the world most flagrant, testosterone-filled lover and fighter? Her marriage to Mark Antony was purely based upon politics. The war of Octavian versus Antony and Cleopatra culminated in the Battle of Actium, won in crushing fashion by Agrippa’s fleet. The younger Antonia married Nero Claudius Drusus, brother of Tiberius and give birth to the future Emperor Claudius. If it’s Rome in the first century B.C., they marry. Before 54 bc Octavia was married to Gaius Marcellus, by whom she had two daughters and a son.