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    The Res Gestae Analysis

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    Classics 201: Dr. John Friend Rachel McFall Topic#6: Augustus, The Deeds of the Divine Augustus The Res Gestae was written by Augustus shortly before his death in 14 AD. It gives details about his life and many achievements as the first Roman emperor. The main purpose of the Res Gestae was for Augustus to preserve the memory of himself as a great emperor whose achievements transformed Rome into a great empire. The original was transcribed onto a pair of bronze pillars in Rome following his death

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    Caesar Agustus

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    reign of the Emperor Caesar ("Caesar Augustus." 2013. The Biography Channel website. ND Nov 24 2013, 12:57 ). He made a huge impact on this world by finding out different ways to be a stable ruler. He invented many things that make our society better today because of him. Caesar Augustus was different then other people because he was stated as the first emperor, and stood out in history because of his many accomplishments that he succeeded in. Augustus’ mind was focused on what he could

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    Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, Nero was born on the 15th of December 37 A.D at Antium. At the age of three years old, Nero lost his father just like Augustus. Nero father was a former Roman consul before he died and his mother was sent away by Caligula who was the third ruler during the Julio-Claudian Dynasty period, leaving their son with his aunt. But then Caligula died making the new emperor Claudius which Nero mother had married (who was her uncle) when she returned home to her son. When they got

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    Diocletian was born in Solin, Croatia. The Diocletian original birth name was Diocles. Diocletian was also known as Gaius Aurelius Diocletianus. Diocletian was born on 22 December AD 245. Diocletian was born to a poor family. Diocletian’s father might have been a former slave, also was a scribe to a wealthy senator. Diocletian climbed through the ranks of the roman military to his high ranking of Commander. In the 270's AD Diocletian was the military commander in Moesia, which is modern day Bulgaria

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    “Et tu, Brute! Then fall, Caesar.” Are undoubtedly the infamous last words from Julius Caesar in the Shakespearean tragedy titled, Julius Caesar, where upon betrayal from long time friend, Brutus, Caesar submissively accepts his fate and finds that with death approaching he can only be at peace, therefore resigning himself. Conversely in John Green’s, The Fault in Our Stars, and Paulo Coelho’s, Veronika Decides to Die, the individuals share the same faith as Caesar. Their certain death becomes the

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    Investigating the Factors that Led to a Roman Emperor Being Worshipped as a God Between Augustus in AD 14 and Constantine in AD 337, 36 out of the 60 emperors were officially deified[1]. Hopkins[2] believes that kings of all eras associate themselves with divine beings in order to secure and legitimise their position in power; likewise, subjects of a nation use divine association to justify the absolute rule of an obscured emperor. Both politics and religion before and after death contribute

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    Imperator Caesar Divi Filius Augustus, exploited the ‘imperial cult’ as a political tool within the Roman Empire. Termed by modern historians, the imperial cult was a combination of local religious cults where people worshipped the emperor as a deity who received divine honours exceeding all other living entities. By directly allowing the imperial cult in the Roman provinces, this achieved much required unity and stability throughout the Empire. Consequently, this enabled Augustus to indirectly incorporate

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    It has been debated by varying scholars as to whether Caesar Augustus’ foreign policy to expand Rome’s empire had more to do with defensive imperialism as a response to encroaching threats, or rather, an aggressively, unprovoked move to claim hegemony over the known world. However, I would like to postulate in support of the former theory that in an attempt to restore and ensure long-lasting security to their empire, Augustus was forced to take proactive measures in order to preserve it. With territorial

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    A legacy lives on! Principate Imperator Augustus Gaius Julius Caesar Octavius, the adopted son of Julius Caesar, took the Roman Empire by force in 44 BC when Julius was brutally murdered. Thrown into the harsh world of politics at only the age of 19 (12), Augustus took Rome by storm and ruled as emperor from about 27 BC to 14 AD (Britannica). Emperor Augustus, a beloved father figure of Rome, influenced the Roman Empire positively. He did this by bringing Rome in to the age of Pax Romana, rebuilding

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