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2 Augustus Caesar Eddie Nevarez Ms.Marshall H.S.S 7.1

3 Building Background Born in 63 B.C and died in 14 A.D. Was a an adult when adopted by his great uncle Julius Caesar and got the name Augustus Caesar. Augustus’s previous name was Gaius Octavian Thurinus he got his current name name when he became the first emperor of Rome in 27 B.C

4 First Roman Emperor Ruled an empire that spread from Spain to Judea. Turned the Mediterranean Sea into a peaceful place. Took in nephew from Spain because he didn’t have an heir and was named Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus

5 During His Rule Vanquished opponents in a long series of wars between BC Caesar did little to address the underlying ills of the Republic His concerns were focused on the defeat in the field of his political opponents During these years, he was awarded consulship and dictatorship

6 The Liberators The Liberators, who were led by L.Cassius Longinus and M. Junius Brutus held public meetings in the Forum, but the reaction of people were at best. M. Junius Brutus and L.Cassius Longinus were involved in the assassination of his great uncle The Senate on March 17, inferred legitimacy for the Liberators act of tyrannicide

7 Bibliography augustus.htmlwww.lucidcafe.com/pub/


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