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    Augustus and Constantine, both great men, changed the nature of Rome. Using the Many Europes: Choice and Chance in Western Civilization textbook by Paul Dutton, Suzanne Marchand, and Deborah Harkness it can be determined that the true Augusti and forever the “First Citizen of Rome” is Augustus. Through political, spiritual and social reconstruction Augustus saved Rome. The accomplishments of Augustus far outweigh Constantine’s dream. Augustus is the true Augusti and forever the “First Citizen…

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    greatest rulers of Rome were Augustus, Alexander the Great and Pericles. Each of these men had different leadership styles. Alexander was skilled on the battlefield, Pericles transformed Athens and Augustus was considered to be the most influential in the development of Rome. Augustus reigned from 27 BC—AD 14. Has been called one of the most important figures in Rome’s History. Augustus means first citizen and the father of one’s country, which shows the type of impact Augustus had on Western…

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    Augusti, which in English means ‘The Achievements of the Deified Augustus,’ was written by the first Roman emperor Augustus as a biographical account of his life just before his death in 14 CE. Because the document was written in first person, it lent Augustus the ability to portray himself and his rule precisely the way he wished it to be remembered. The original text was displayed on two bronze tablets set in front of the mausoleum of Augustus in Rome, though multiple other copies of the…

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    Much of any political leader’s success can be attributed to public image. Without the support of those under one’s power, one’s authority does not last long. As Augustus finalized Rome’s transition from a republic to an empire, his public image through military success, information on his private life, and various forms of propaganda—and the subsequent support from the people—was the basis of his power. A leader’s performance while commanding an army was an essential part in winning loyalty…

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    Augustus Caesar was the first Empire of Rome which resulted into him having many effects on the government for the better. During Augustus Caesars reign the government was formed in 23.B’C’E. It is evident that Augustus formalized the government according to the fact “The government was formalized in 23 B.C.E, When the Senate Augustus. Reproduced by permission of the Corbis Corporation. Augustus. Reproduced by permission of the Corbis Corporation gave Augustus enormous control over the army…

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    Augustus and Caesar: A Comparison Julius Caesar remains one of history’s best generals and propagandists. However, Caesar’s reign came to a quick and brutal end with his assassination. In contrast, Caesar’s inexperienced nephew Augustus would go on to succeed where Caesar failed. Augustus’s rule was long, and inarguably successful. While Augustus’s comparative success might appear to result from historical contingencies, a closer examination reveals that was Augustus was a much shrewder…

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    For this paper, I will be discussing Res Gestae Divi Augusti or The Deeds of the Divine Augustus. Res Gestae is the monumental inscription of Augustus, the first Roman emperor. It describes the deeds of Augustus, such as him subjecting the whole Earth to the rule of the Roman people and the money for which he spent for the state and the people of Rome. Res Gestae was written 14 A.D, the time of Augustus death. The main purpose of this inscription is to inform the people of Rome about the…

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    Augustus was the founder of the Roman empire as well as the first emperor of Rome. His legacy on the Roman empire allowed it to become as large and powerful as it eventually became at its peak. Augustus was a particularly powerful leader because he was skilled at advertising his achievements for the Roman people to see. The pieces Augustus commissioned were like the modern day billboards, set up for all to see. Before his death, Augustus wrote down all of his accomplishments and had them…

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    Augustus had many great achievements is his lifetime, but his greatest achievement was easily the 200 year Pax Romana, or Roman Peace. Also called the Pax Augusta, It began after the end of Rome’s civil war in 27 BC, and ended in 180 AD because Rome had serious battles with Germanic tribes. It was the most peaceful era ever in one country. Even though small wars and battles were still being fought in this time, it never affected the citizens and the society within the Roman Empire. The Romans…

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    Augustan Program to Rejuvenate the Roman State By the time Augustus took control the state of Rome was virtually his to mold, and mold he did. With years of civil war and its very identity at stake Rome needed someone who would guide them back to what it was meant to be and Augustus was the man with the plan and means to achieve just that. While many would claim Augustus created the climate to rule, his legitimacy and capabilities. When Augustus became the ruler of Rome he instituted changes…

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