Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Augustus Caesar

Gaius Octavius was the great uncle of Julius Caesar and was adopted by him. Octavius won the power struggle with Marc Anthony after Caesar's assassination.  

Étienne-Jean Delécluze: The Emperor Augustus Rebuking Cornelius Cinna (1814)

1 comment:

  1. The Senate also granted him the honorific, Augustus, on the same day.


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