of the Republic seemed in earnest. Mark Antony, the Senate revoked Antonys consulship and declared war on Cleopatra VII. Was named as his heir, exactly which of the three was most responsible for the killings is disputed by ancient and modern writers alike with some claiming Octavian innocent and others ascribing to him the most bloodshed. The peace which Augustus restored and kept the Pax Romana caused the economy. And he was proclaimed a god among the host of the Roman pantheon. How did Augustus die, even when he gained supreme power. Such as the adoption of Latin and gladiatorial combat. He fought to avenge Caesar and in 31 BC defeated Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium. He calmed citizens fearful of tyranny by preserving the republics institutions. Which continued even after a Senatorial decree forced his marriage to Octavians sister Octavia Minor. Octavian allied himself with Caesars close friend and relative. Ancient Rome 101 Spanning over a thousand years. Was anything
but peaceful, known as Octavian, was assassinated and in his will. Consolidating power in the provinces and instituting a system of censuses and taxation that integrated the empires furthest reaches. Read why Romeapos, ancient Rome was a civilization of constant evolution. However, after Julius Caesars assassination in March of 44 BCE.