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(Imp. Caesar Augustus) - Roman emperor, 30 B.C.-14 A.D.
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+ Augusti , Caesar , Octavianus , Octavius , Sebastus
ergamum, a rhetorician who became one of the teachers of Octavianus.
orus of Pergamum, the future teacher of Octavianus, is in his prime.
The birth of C.Octavius, the future emperor Augustus.
and Catulus both have dreams about the future greatness of Octavius.
ulus has a dream about the future greatness of the young Octavianus.
Cicero sees the young Octavianus while accompanying Caesar, and dream
The birth of Livia, the future wife of Augustus.
Octavianus shows signs of great promise, while only nine years old.
Octavianus delivers a funeral oration in honour of his grandmother
Octavianus, the great-nephew of Caesar, is sent away from Rome to pro
Octavianus puts on the toga virilis.
Octavianus appears in the forum during the Latin Festival.
Octavianus is persuaded by his mother Atia that he should not go
alm tree near Munda as a sign of the future greatness of Octavianus.
Octavianus joins Caesar in Spain.
composes his final will, which names Octavianus as his chosen heir.
Octavianus is sent to Apollonia, where he continues his studies.
Octavianus visits Cicero and wins some support from him.
Antonius prevents Octavianus from standing for election as tribune.
Rome bring about a reconciliation between Antonius and Octavianus.
Octavianus is accused of plotting to murder Antonius.
Octavianus brings a large number of veterans to Rome, but they refuse
ions desert from Antonius to Octavianus, while marching from Brundisi
Octavianus offers to use his legions to fight on behalf of the senate
utbreak of civil war between Antonius, Octavianus and their enemies.
Caesar appoints Octavianus to become magister equitum, when Lepidus
Octavianus decides to return from Apollonia to Italy.
Octavianus arrives at Brundisium, and takes on the name of Caesar.
Octavianus travels across Italy to Tarracina in Latium.
Octavianus arrives in Rome.
Octavianus meets Antonius, but fails to gain his support.
Octavianus raises money and pays 300 sesterces to every Roman citizen
uls for recovery of property from Octavianus, as the heir of Caesar.
Octavianus holds the Ludi Victoriae Caesaris, during which a comet
awards special honours to Octavianus, who is given the rank of pro
Octavianus takes up the fasces for the first time.
Octavianus, Antonius and Lepidus agree to form a political alliance
Octavianus, Antonius and Lepidus meet on an island near Bononia,
Octavianus performs a favourable sacrifice at Spoletium.
Octavianus resigns as consul, and Ventidius is appointed consul in
& Cic:EpFr_4'16, letters from Cicero to Trebonius and Octavianus.
Hirtius and Octavianus approach Mutina, but do not come into conflict
Octavianus is hailed as imperator for the first time; reckoned by som
Octavianus practices declamation during the fighting around Mutina.
following the victory at Mutina, and lesser honours to Octavianus.
Octavianus enters into communication with Antonius and Lepidus.
Cic:EpFr_4'1-6'5, letters between Cicero and Octavianus.
Octavianus sends some centurions to demand that he be made consul,
Octavianus marches on Rome.
Octavianus is appointed consul.
Octavianus forces the senate into compliance, and gives away money
[Cic]:AdOct_, a supposed letter from Cicero to Octavianus.
The death of Atia, the mother of Octavianus.
ompeius defeats the fleet of Octavianus near the promontory of Scylla
Antonius and Octavianus sail with their army from Brundisium to Maced
Antonius and Octavianus arrive at Philippi.
Octavianus vows to institute a festival and a temple of Mars Ultor
fleet carrying further reinforcements to Antonius and Octavianus.
Antonius and Octavianus attempt to force Brutus to fight another batt
of the eastern provinces, and Octavianus agrees to return to Italy.
Octavianus' return to Italy is delayed by a serious illness.
rbances throughout Italy, as Octavianus confiscates land to give
Octavianus repudiates his wife Claudia, the daughter of Fulvia.
parties in Italy, the veterans declare their support for Octavianus.
War breaks out between Octavian and his enemies in Italy; L.Antonius
ius takes refuge in Perusia, and is surrounded by Octavian's forces.
ius Pollio refuses to respond to some insults written by Octavianus.
Octavianus captures Perusia.
Octavianus marries Scribonia, the aunt of the wife of Sextus Pompeius
Octavianus seizes control of Gaul, after the death of the governor
Octavianus allows Lepidus to take control of the African provinces.
Antonius is reconciled with Octavianus at Brundisium, and agrees
Antonius and Octavianus go to Rome, where they are awarded ovations.
Rufus is killed, after being accused of plotting against Octavianus.
to Rome, where Antonius and Octavianus formally recognise him as kin
Octavianus divorces Scribonia, on the same day that their daughter Jul
Octavianus marries Livia.
deserts from Sextus Pompeius, and hands over Sardinia to Octavianus.
ndisium, but leaves soon afterwards as Octavianus fails to meet him.
Octavianus prepares to renew the war against Sextus Pompeius.
The fleet of Octavianus is destroyed in a storm, after he is defeated
letters from Octavianus to the cities of Aphrodisias, Ephesus and Sam
letters from Octavianus to Stephanus, and from Stephanus to Aphrodisi
Octavianus attempts to repair the damage to his fleet.
Antonius and Octavianus meet at Tarentum, and agree the terms for the
Messala leaves Antonius and joins Octavianus.
Octavianus and Lepidus launch a combined attack on Sicily.
The fleet of Octavianus is damaged in a storm; but Menas deserts from
Octavianus is defeated by Sextus Pompeius near Tauromenium, and force
Gabienus, a soldier of Octavianus, utters a prophecy to Pompeius afte
Octavianus decisively defeats Sextus Pompeius in a naval battle near
deserted by his army, and Octavianus strips him of his triumviral
Octavianus offers concessions to stop a mutiny amongst his soldiers.
African provinces, and brings them under the control of Octavianus.
Octavianus is awarded honours, perhaps including tribunician power,
Octavianus celebrates an ovation, for his victory in Sicily.
Octavianus rewards Agrippa with the unique honour of a "naval crown".
Octavianus returns the runaway slaves to their masters.
Maecenas governs Italy on behalf of Octavianus.
ep.) &  Kings of the Romans Augustus 43 761 337 43 30
received this name from Augustus the emperor, because he
senate chose Octavius Augustus, a relative of Caesar,
Firstly, Caesar Augustus was given the west with Italy;
the 8th year of Augustus Caesar, the Romans gave the
returned to Rome with Augustus, died and bequeathed his
Sosibius also says that Augustus was the first emperor
ith this [Hyrcanus], and Augustus the emperor of the Roman
ered by the Romans, when Augustus the emperor of the Roman
tipater was appointed by Augustus Caesar to be the first
Cleopatra. Then Augustus was emperor at Rome, and kille
of your war-service for Caesar and your equal loyalty to
ctory: it was the judgement of Augustus that counted him
blameless comrade, as Augustus' warrior, gallant and
mighty achievement of mighty Caesar's training. Would
and I die in your friendship, Caesar ; and, as I die, it
youths doubly worthy of Caesar grow up to your support
tarting from Julius Caesar and Augustus; and the consuls
.C.]. In her time, Augustus was emperor of the Romans, who
atra died] in the 15th year of Augustus' reign. From then
continuously until the time of Augustus. In Augustus' time
.C.]. And from this time until Augustus the Roman emperor,
aesar, also called Augustus, conquered Egypt in the battle
emperor, Octavius Caesar Augustus, called Sebastos in Gree
a second time [At this time] Augustus became emperor of
rors of the Romans, from Augustus to our time The consuls
ExcBarb_* 46B-49 *
an end when Octavianus Augustus was emperor, in the 14th
audus Gallus and Agrippa Octavianus and the son of (?) Ner
sar was killed, and Octavianus Augustus became emperor.
Mary, in the (?) 13th year of Augustus, on 25th March.
hat time in the reign of Augustus, John the forerunner,
consuls, in the reign of Augustus, our Lord Jesus Christ
year of these consuls, Augustus died and Tiberius became
der to manage public affairs C.Octavius C.f. C.n., who was
office , C. Julius C.f. C.n. Caesar (who was later calle
mp. Caesar Divi f. Augustus pontifex maximus XXIII Consuls
ian power: Imp. Caesar Divi f. Augustus pontifex maximus
ian power: Imp. Caesar Divi f. Augustus pontifex maximus
nuary)  & Imp. Caesar Divi f., triumvir r.p.c., & an
Octavianus Caesar Augustus to Jovian, there were imperato
under Octavianus Caesar Augustus, Galatia was reduced to
mes of Octavianus Caesar Augustus she took the form of a
Octavianus Caesar Augustus, Armenia conspired with Parthi
Trajan, who, after Augustus, set in motion the muscle of
called it Sebaste in honour of Augustus. 166th OLYMPIAD
ator and tutor of Calidius and Augustus, was in his prime.
Octavianus Caesar Augustus became the 2nd emperor of the
iles. [not in Ar.] Augustus defeated Antonius, but the sen
Herodes was appointed by Augustus and the senate to rule
for 37 years. A treaty between Augustus and Antonius. [198
Artorius, the doctor of Augustus, died in a shipwreck aft
aesar was given the name Augustus, and because of this the
988] [1990 in Ar.] Augustus returned to Rome and celebrate
anished from Rome and Italy by Augustus. 188.2 . 
Indians sent envoys to Augustus to ask for a treaty of
992] [1993 in Ar.] Augustus reduced Calabria and Gaul [
nce. [1994 in Ar.] Augustus was offered the title of king,
ed. 189.3 .  Augustus took away the liberty of the
r.] Tiberius was sent by Augustus to seize Armenia [ or
ashes, and in honour of Augustus he called it Augusta,
191.1 .  Augustus adopted Gaius Agrippa as his
005] [2003 in Ar.] Augustus was appointed by the senate
012] [2013 in Ar.] Augustus banished his own daughter Juli
ear. [2014 in Ar.] Augustus presented a gladiatorial show
born in the 41st year of Augustus, and suffered in the 15t
018] [2017 in Ar.] Augustus adopted Tiberius and Agrippa
was appointed by Augustus to be the successor of Herodes
198.1 .  Augustus and his son Tiberius conducted
Antonius and the younger Caesar:  but as Malichus was
Now Antonius and Caesar had beaten Cassius near Philippi
the Romans.  Caesar was also the forwarder to raise
dissolved, Antonius and Caesar went out of the senate hou
not to desert him, when Caesar, and Antonius, and the sen
Herodes's death, while Augustus was the Roman emperor,
ged, and these given them from Sebastus and Agrippa. 
ng.  But when Caesar and Antonius had slain Cassius
Romans;  and as for Caesar, Herodes found him better
separated, Antonius and Caesar went out, with Herodes bet
who was sent thither by Caesar, and Antonius, and the sen
ntion, was jesting thus, Octavianus entered, changing colo
appear before them, then Octavianus, and thirdly Trajanus,
rried the water-clock to Octavianus, but gave him a smalle
Julian:Caes_* 329-335 *
arbarians; to Caesar and Octavianus in that I did not, lik
use the titles of Caesar and Augustus. He, after reigni
ssius and Brutus against Augustus and Antonius; and, after
troops against him and Caesar; but being severely harass
over-run, until Caesar Augustus, having subdued the rest
Bosporus by the divine Augustus, at about ninety years
Stoic, tutor of Caesar Augustus the divine, through whos
who was tutor to Caesar Augustus the divine and helped
year of the reign of the Augustus Caesar, who was also cal
Malal_* 218-226 *
pointed three triumvirs: Augustus Octavianus, the relative
sest intimacy with young Caesar, though, through his own
such prosperity attended Caesar, that fortune gave him eve
this connexion, however, Caesar not only, when he was abse
NicDam_* 134-136 *
the daughter of Augustus and wife of Agrippa, arrived
the young Caesar]  Men gave him this name [Augustus]
NicDam_* 127.4-7 *
gment 127 [3.]  Octavius, at the age of about nine [twe
NicDam_* 127.13-27 *
sdiction of the consuls, Octavius sat on the Tribunal in
NicDam_* 128.31-33 *
known. [14.]  Octavius asked permission to go home
Fragment 129  Octavius lived soberly and in moderatio
NicDam_* 130.37-40 *
agment 130 [16.]  Octavius spent three months in
NicDam_* 130.43-55 *
in dreams.  Octavius received advice of various sor
place I shall speak of Octavianus on whose account this
NicDam_* 130.107-131 *
his friends counselled Octavianus to cultivate Antonius'
NicDam_* 130.135-139 *
that was accompanying Octavianus from Rome (the messeng
you on your return? If Caesar's consort may speak thus,
voice and tears, O Caesar, you did praise your foster-son,
hat achievement of Caesar, the one half of your hopes, has
to him, and daughter of Caesar, nor did you seem less tha
sacred palace of all-powerful Caesar were struck. Nay,
even a few hours, when Caesar brought you succour agains
the sight of the people did Caesar weep. But fixed and
have earned praise from Caesar's sacred lips, and drew
urth to draw tears from mighty Caesar. Shut now, O Fates,
was the first surnamed Augustus, being yet young, demand
ntonius and went over to Caesar; but bragging immoderately
ing turn he gave to it.  Augustus. Augustus did not
Polyaen_* 08.24.4-7 *
arrying bricks. Augustus directed his generals always
Cassius, Brutus fought against Augustus in Macedonia. He
up until the reign of Caesar Augustus,.  [7'7] Porph
Augustus → see
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