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Augustus belonged to the gens Octavia and was the son of
The first concerted move of the Triumvirate was to proceed against the murderers of Caesar and the party of the Senate under the leadership of Brutus and Cassius.
The changes wrought by Augustus in the administration of Rome, and his policy in the Orient are of especial significance to the historian of Christianity.
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 Augustus - Encyclopedia.com
Augustus, 63 BC-AD 14, first Roman emperor, a grandson of the sister of Julius Caesar.
When Octavius was a youth, Caesar took a great interest in his education and made him his heir without the boy's knowledge.
Augustus studied the plans of Caesar for colonization throughout the empire.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Augustus
Augustus completed the ongoing professionalization of the Roman military by establishing a force of 28 standing legions (three were to be lost in Germany in AD 9), made up of volunteer recruits.
While Augustus did not go so far as to station the legions along the frontier as a defensive garrison force (as was to happen in later ages), he at least removed them from the center of power and began the process of keeping them in the vicinity of the frontiers.
Augustus arrogated for himself victories won by his generals: the successes of Tiberius and Drusus on the Rhine and Danube in 12 and 11 BC caused him to add two imperatorial acclamations to his titles; Tiberius and Drusus got none (Dio 54.33.5).
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 Lecture 12: Augustus Caesar and the Pax Romana
Augustus reduced the size of the army and the remainder were stationed in the provinces.
Augustus tried to turn Rome into a world capital and taught the Romans to identify their destiny with the destiny of all mankind.
After the death of Augustus, Tiberius (42 B.C.-A.D. 37; emperor, A.D. 14-37), the stepson of Augustus, became the leader of the state.
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  Royalty.nu - The Roman Empire - Augustus Caesar, Emperor of Rome
Augustus brought up his daughter, Julia, very strictly and expected her to be a paragon of virtue, but she rebelled by taking lovers, as did her daughter, Julia the Younger.
Augustus and the Family at the Birth of the Roman Empire by Beth Severy.
Augustus and Imperial Rome by Miriam Greenblatt is for children ages 9 to 12.
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 Caesar Augustus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Augustus was granted the power of a tribune (tribunicia potestas), though not the title, which allowed him to convene the Senate and people at will and lay business before it, veto the actions of either the Assembly or the Senate, preside over elections, and the right to speak first at any meeting.
Also included in Augustus' tribunician authority were powers usually reserved for the Roman censor; these included the right to supervise public morals and scrutinize laws to ensure they were in the public interest, as well as the ability to hold a census and determine the membership of the Senate.
Augustus was deified soon after his death, and both his borrowed surname, Caesar, and his title Augustus became the permanent titles of the rulers of Rome for the next 400 years, and were still in use at Constantinople fourteen centuries after his death.
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 Caesar Augustus
In 46 BC he shared in the glory of Caesar's African triumph, and in 45 he was made a patrician by the senate, and designated as one of Caesar's "masters of the horse" for the next year.
In 13 BC Augustus had returned to Rome; his return, and the conclusion of his second period of rule, were commemorated by the erection of one of the most beautiful monuments of the Augustan age, the Ara Pacis Augustae.
Augustus, however, was now seventy-two, the Dalmatian outbreak had severely tried his nerve, and now for the second time in three years the fates seemed to pronounce clearly against a further prosecution of his long-cherished scheme of a Roman Germany reaching to the Elbe.
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 Caesar Augustus - BibleWiki
Augustus renewed the edicts which Julius Cæsar had promulgated in behalf of the Jews living at Cyrene and in Asia Minor, granting them perfect freedom of worship, sanctioning the collection of money for the Temple, and proclaiming as inviolable their sacred books and synagogues (Josephus, "Ant." xvi.
Augustus, accepting the offer, confirmed the royal position of Herod and bestowed upon him, after the suicide of Antony and Cleopatra, all the provinces of which he had been bereft through the influence of the latter (Josephus, "Ant." xv.
Under Augustus, moreover, Judea forfeited the actual or nominal independence it had possessed for a century and a half, and was made a Roman province.
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 Caesar Augustus - Simple English Wikipedia
Octavius Augustus Caesar was the adopted son of the great dictator of the Roman Republic, Gaius Julius Caesar.
Augustus and Antonius were loyal to Julius Caesar, the assassinated dictorial ruler, killed in 44 BC.
Augustus was voted as the first Emperor of Rome by the Senate (aristocratic families involved in politics), following the battle of Actium in 31 BC.
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 Augustus Caesar
Augustus Caesar (23 September 62 BC - 19 August AD 14), known earlier in his life as Octavian, was the first Roman Emperor.
Augustus was deified soon after his death, and both his borrowed surname, Caesar, and his title, Augustus, became the permanent titles of the rulers of Rome for the next 400 years, and were still in use at Constantinople fourteen centuries after his death.
The cult of the Divine Augustus continued until the Empire was converted to Christianity by Constantine in the 4th century.
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 Caesar Augustus - Crystalinks
Augustus knew that the power he needed to rule absolutely could not be derived from his Consulship, however.
Augustus also showed favor to his stepsons, Livia's children from her first marriage, Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus and Tiberius Claudius, after they had conquered a large portion of Germany.After Agrippa died in 12 BC, Livia's son Tiberius divorced his own wife and married Agrippa's widow.
Augustus' ultimate legacy was the peace and prosperity the empire enjoyed for the next two centuries under the system he initiated.
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 AUGUSTUS: IMAGES OF POWER   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Mausoleum of Augustus, seen here in a reconstruction, was begun in 28 BCE, the year of Octavian's triumphs for his victories over Cleopatra and other foreign enemies, and the year before he was given the title of Augustus.
The statue of Augustus from Livia's villa at Prima Porta is a marble copy of a bronze statue that celebrates the return in 20 BCE of the military standards captured by the Parthians in 53 after the defeat of Crassus at Carrhae.
Augustus holds a spear in his left hand, and his right hand is extended as he addresses his armies.
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 Caesar - MSN Encarta
Emperor Hadrian adopted the imperial title Augustus; Caesar then became the title of the heir apparent to the Roman throne.
Maximian was called Caesar until 286, when he was given the imperial title Augustus; two assistants, intended to be successors to the Augustuses, were selected and given the title Caesar.
The imperial significance of the title Caesar was preserved in medieval and modern derivations, including the German kaiser and the Russian tsar.
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 Augustus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
When Octavius was a youth, Caesar took a great interest in his education and made him his heir without the boy’s knowledge.
In his effort to hold the borders set by Caesar, he attempted to create a buffer state of the German territory between the Rhine and the Weser (or the Elbe).
Augustus studied the plans of Caesar for colonization throughout the empire.
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 Emperor Augustus: 27 BC- AD 14
Augustus was born with the name "Octavian." Well educated in philosophy, rhetoric, and military skills as a boy, he was adopted by his uncle Julius Caesar and became his heir.
When Caesar was assassinated, Octavian raised an army to claim his inheritance and avenge his uncle's murder.
Augustus died with honor, and was remembered well by his people.
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 Bible Study - Caesar Augustus
Octavian, the grand-nephew of Julius Caesar, was born on September 23, 63 B.C. in Rome.
Caesar Augustus died of an illness at Nola in Campania in 14 A.D. at age 76.
Caesar Augustus was the emperor at the time of The Lord's birth.
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When Augustus sought to identify someone as his designated successor (a delicate business inasmuch as he had to avoid the appearance of creating a dynasty) he did so by taking that person as a colleague in the tribunician power.
Augustus' command of the armies was not, however, jeopardized by the settlement of 23.
Augustus inherited the leadership of the populares from his adoptive father J. Caesar, and proceeded to coopt the optimates to such an extent that these labels became meaningless; those who refused to cooperate were purged.
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 Freewalt.com - Caesar Augustus
According to the Roman historian Livy, Augustus Caesar was considered "founder and restorer of all our temples."[2] However, he would never have achieved such a grand title without a grand rise to power.
Yet, after the brutal murder of Julius Caesar on the floor of the Roman Senate, this son of Gaius Octavius and Atia, daughter of Marcus Atius Balbus and Julius Caesar's sister Julia, was next in line to become the new emperor of Rome.
Augustus also gave Herod other considerations because, as Suetonius stated, "in Caesar's affections [Herod] was second only to [Marcus] Agrippa,"[9] who later became Caesar's son-in-law.
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 Augustus Caesar: People/Characters of the Bible: Bible Picture Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By the time, Augustus was the emperor the empire had grown so large that he had to pay a lot of attention to the provinces outside Rome.
Augustus did not act personally in Palestine until the Jews asked him to get rid of the ruler Archelaus who was not a good ruler.
Augustus was no saint, but he did manage to establish a state which he passed on peacefully to his heir.
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 Mr. Dowling's Caesar Augustus Page
Augustus ruled Rome for 41 years, though he did not call himself an emperor.
Augustus was very respectful to the senators, but the Senate knew he controlled the army and could do as he pleased.
The two hundred year period that began with the rule of Caesar Augustus was known as the Pax Romana, or the “Peace of Rome.”;
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 Caesar Augustus - Former Things - Biblical Archaeology and The Bible
The Mausoleum of Augustus was built in 28 BC and was the burial place of several members of the imperial family beside Augustus himself.
Caesar Augustus reigned as emperor of the Roman empire from 27 B.C. to 14 A.D., 41 years in all.
Augustus was convinced that belief in the old gods had made Rome great so he set out to encourage his subjects to return to the worship of these gods.
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 Theology WebSite: Church History Study Helps:.Augustus
His defeat of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium in 31 BC caused both to commit suicide in Egypt (30 BC), and in this way the Ptolemaic dynasty was extinguished and the last of the Hellenistic kingdoms was now in Roman hands.
For this service on my part I was given the title Augustus by decree of the senate" (the complete text of this constitution, the res gestae, is preserved in an inscription in the Temple to Rome and Augustus in Ancyra).
The contributions of Augustus for early Christianity include peace, economic prosperity, improved communications, stable government, and a sense of renewal.
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 Augustus (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
the cognomen of the first Roman emperor, C. Julius Caesar Octavianus, during whose reign Christ was born (Luke 2:1)
His decree that "all the world should be taxed" was the divinely ordered occasion of Jesus' being born, according to prophecy (Micah 5:2), in Bethlehem.
Before his death (A.D. 14) he associated Tiberius with him in the empire (Luke 3:1), by whom he was succeeded.
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 Caesar Augustus Hotel (Anacapri, Capri) - Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
When we were brought up into our room ($1k/night) I was speechless: a tiny space that can't be called a suite (our double deluxe room at Il San Pietro was at least 1.5x bigger)...
We stayed at the Caesar Augustus for 3 nights at the end of our honeymoon and Im so glad we stayed there!!We were collected from the Marina Grande by the hotel shuttle bus and taken to the hotel where we had a suite (118) with a huge balcony overlooking the sea.
While one of the most spectacular views in Capri, the Caesar Augustus leaves you angry and frustrated.
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 Augustus Caesar | First Roman Emperor
Emperor Augustus of Rome was born with the given name Gaius Octavius on September 23, 63 B.C. He took the name Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Octavian) in 44 B.C. after the murder of his great uncle, Julius Caesar.
In 43 B.C., Octavian, Marcus Antonius (Marc Antony—one of Julius Caesar's top lieutenants) and another Roman General, Marcus Lepidus, formed the second Triumvirate to rule Rome.
A slice of history measured by the lifetime of Augustus Caesar.
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 Capri Hotel Caesar Augustus
Il Caesar Augustus riaprirà per la stagione 2007 il 18 aprile.
The Caesar Augustus will open for the summer season 2007 on April 18th.
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