Augustus Caesar's Success

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A great man who was known as Augustus Caesar said on his deathbed, “I found Rome of clay; I leave it to you of marble”(history 11). Augustus Caesar, once named Octavian, was the 2nd ruler of Rome, first of the Roman Empire. He grew up to take the throne after Julius. He was sharing the power but after taking it from his enemy, Mark Antony, he ruled Rome with intentions for success for the empire, not for himself. His greatest success unlike his uncle, Julius Caesar, was keeping the people and government on his side. Augustus allowed the Roman Empire to grow double in size. He created and repaired Rome from where it was left at. At a young age Augustus Caesar inherited the Roman Empire in which he was faced with many challenges, yet he was

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