Julius Caesar's Tomb His body was brought back by his people and burned so that the conspirators couldn’t get to it.
The Second Triumvirate Octavian, Antony, Lepidus Civil war between conspirators and Caesar’s allies Rivals: Octavian and Marc Antony
War between Octavian and Marc Antony, Cleopatra Defeat Egypt at the Battle of Actium Suicide of Marc Antony and Cleopatra Octavian: –U–Unchallenged ruler of Rome –A–Accepted the title of Augustus (exalted one) –R–Rome was now an empire, ruled by one man Battle of Actium
Pax Romana (Roman Peace) A period of peace, stability, and unity Vast trading network was protected by the Roman navy Cities grew wealthy
“All roads lead to Rome...” Roads –Military –Connections –Exchange Provinces –Spain, France, England, Germany, Greece, Egypt