Augustus Caesar: I came to Rome to see a city made of bricks, I leave it to you now a city of marble.

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(The Great Augustus; source: sites.psu.edu)

„I came to Rome to see a city made of bricks, I leave it to you now a city of marble“ – Augustus Caesar, the Emperor of Rome.

The great Augustus Caesar of Rome needs no introduction to those who are readers of Roman history. His military conquests, statecraft abilities, and traditional reformations for the republic gave him a legendary status in the history of Rome. His leadership ushered the republic into an era of peace and prosperity known as ‚Pax Romana‘, one which would enable Rome to live on for the next one thousand and four hundred years before its ultimate dissolution. This article studies his remarkable life and achievements with which we can learn from in helping us to govern our respective communities forward.

The nephew of Julius Caesar, Augustus was born as Octavian in a rich patrician Roman family. His father died when he was still young, and…

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