Why was Augustus the most able emperor of Rome?


Why was Augustus the most able emperor of Rome?

Ancient Roman History:

Gaius Octavian, also known as Augustus, was the first emperor of the Roman Empire, from 27 BCE until 14 CE. The precedents he created in the imperial office became the standards of rule for centuries after his death.

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Calling Augustus the most 'able' emperor of Rome is a matter of interpretation, but he was certainly one of the most effective and politically astute....

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The Early Roman Empire and the Reign of Augustus Caesar


Chapter 5 / Lesson 1

Learn about Octavian's rise to power and how he became Rome's first emperor, Augustus Caesar. Identify the accomplishments that characterized Augustus' rule.

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