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    Gauis Julius Caesar Octavianus Augustus. What kind of name is that? That would just happen to be the name of one of the greatest and most brilliant minds in all of history. Not only was Julius Caesar a superb politician and dictator of Rome, he was also a father, a military leader, and an amazing strategist. There are still some mysteries to Caesar’s life, as to what exact day he was born, his love life and much more. Although Julius is one of the greatest minds in history, he like all people

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    Philosopher A: Augustus saved the republic. Philosopher B: Saved it? He turned it into an empire! Augustus ruined the republic. Philosopher A: In the Republic, the Senate was the primary branch of the Roman government and held the majority of the political power. It controlled funds, administration and foreign policy, and had significant influence of the everyday life of the Roman people. When Augustus came to power, he kept the Senate and they retained their legal position. The Emperor’s rule

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    Augustus, who was once named C. Octavius, was the grand-nephew of Julius Caesar. Due to Caesar’s death from the uprising in 44 B.C., it was stated from his will, that Octavian was to be adopted as Caesar’s son. So his name was changed to C. Julius Caesar Octavianus (Porter, 2010). Later throughout his political and military career, he controlled Rome under the title Augustus (Brand, 2013). This begins a story of a young man to an emperor of the Roman world. According to Morey (1901), following Caesar’s

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    Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, born 15 December 37 AD, was Roman Emperor from 54 to 68 AD, and the last in the Julio-Claudian dynasty. Nero was adopted by his granduncle Claudius to become his heir and successor, and succeeded to the throne in 54AD following Claudius’ suspicious death. Nero focused much of his attention on diplomacy, trade and enhancing the cultural life of the Empire. When he became emperor, Nero was a young man who enjoyed the theater, music and horse racing. Ancient

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    Augustus and His Success in Creating a Strong and Religious State Throughout his life, Augustus, the first emperor of Rome and self-proclaimed “restorer of the Republic”, sought to improve society. After a disastrous century of disorder, internal turmoil and a political system that was ultimately unsatisfactory for the empire, Augustus attempted to formulate a new Roman government and way of life. He believed that the degradation of Rome was due in large part to a “breakdown in religious

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    subject’s unique imperfections while still looking dignified and impressive. Augustus was a very intellectual man and a proficient ruler who knew that art was a great way to communicate with the masses regardless if they were literate or not. More

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    Augustus A Eulogy

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    She never liked going there, until the second she laid eyes on the pensive Augustus Waters. Augustus has been on and off with treatment for bone cancer. One of his legs has been amputated just below the knee. After hanging out a few times and getting to know Augustus more, Hazel started to fall in love with him. “You are beautiful, I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided

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    Octavian, or Caesar Augustus, was an effective ruler, implementing reforms that positively affected virtually all areas of life throughout the Empire. Social, economic, and political tensions that had led to so much violence in earlier years were calmed by Augustus's policies. Corruption and abuses of the people were also given attention by the Emperor. The borders of the Roman Empire grew dramatically under Augustus's rule, adding material wealth and manpower to Rome's already significant resources

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    Adrian Goldsworthy has written a book titled Augustus First Emperor of Rome. Goldsworthy was a famous and well-respected historian. He was known for writing multiple biographies about the ancient history. His books stand out from among the other author. He makes multiple appearance on educational video. It all started when he attends Oxford and study both ancient and modern history. From this, Goldsworthy use his specialists as a historian to begin writing biographies. To begin with, Octavian was

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    the Roman Empire by formulating the Aeneid to show how fate had decreed what would happen to Rome. Through the Aeneid, Virgil bound Rome to the legends of Troy, glorified traditional Roman virtues, and legitimized the Julio-Claudian dynasty and Augustus rein as descendants of the founders, gods, and heroes of Rome and Troy. The Aeneid was written when both major political and social changes were recreating Rome. After the Republic fell and Octavian defeated Mark Anthony and Cleopatra

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