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By: Jessica Ambriz W. Stiern Middle School Ms. Marshall 2009-20010
He was born in Nola (which is now Italy). Was adopted by his great uncle. He was born on September 23, 63 B.C. He died in August 19 C.E 14. He was decided an official of Rome. First Roman emperor. Real name was Gaius Octavius.
Inspiration for Augustus was Attila his mother. His mother was niece of the emperor. By the age of 16 was planning to join his great Uncle in war and really wanted to be in a army. Was preferred by many people Then hated by some of his enemies
A great Roman emperor The senate forcedly opposed him People who hated him got together and planned to assassinate him Later he died it was revealed that Ceaser had taken Octavious as his son and heir Extraordinary talent for power Had a bad family for power
Augustus father died when he was four Augustus was a very unhealthy poor child before emperor Was hoping one day to become emperor and rule all of Rome Opponent or rival was Marc Anthony since they saw each other were instant enemies Augustus won peoples kindness
Anthony and Augustus fought over position of emperor After the fight between them Augustus had victory and was crowned emperor of the whole Roman empire Augustus was fighting over Cleopatra with Anthony so Anthony escaped and left Augustus a better chance of emperor
Augustus got his name by people who voted for him giving it to him Fact: Augustus means indicating power in a position of a statue Government was made in 32 B.C.E because of Augustus and the senate Being emperor for Augustus was important he was concerned of details and problems of the people of Rome Also was involved in religious dedication
Also was involved in religious ceremonies He took relationships serious and said “ When a married person has another relationship with someone other than their spouse…” you were a criminal from so on Augustus was called “princeps” which means first Built some incredible buildings like the colosseum which was were the gladiators fought
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