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AUGUSTUS (r27 BC – AD 14)

ugustus (formerly known as Octavian) became Rome’s first de facto emperor after the fall of the Roman Republic and the defeat of Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium. The era of Augustus laid the groundwork for roughly. During his reign, Augustus improved many aspects of Roman life – from financial, administrative and religious reforms, to huge building projects and the expansion of trade.

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