This Day, January 14, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

January 14 83 BCE: Birthdate of Marcus Antonius, who is better known as Mark Antony (often pronounced Anthony).  Mark Antony is credited by some with recognizing Herod as a Jewish leader and elevating him accordingly.  Later, he would side with Cleopatra in her attempts to claim some of Eretz Israel for her own. Tovább »