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The Cassandra Page: Praetorian Guard; Augustus; Obama

"And indeed, the burden of Cassandra's "gift" is evident in mythology. She predicted the outcome of many disastrous events. In one memorable example, Cassandra announced the dire consequences of the Trojans accepting the infamous Wooden Horse from their Greek opponents. But as Apollo made certain, no one believed Cassandra when she warned her companions about the future. And this, in the end, was to be Cassandra's tragic fate."

Free, Printable Montessori-Inspired cards for helping kids learn important historical figures from Ancient Rome. Set of 28 cards features Tarquin the Proud, Cincinnatus, Scipio, Gaius Marius, Crassus, Pompey the Great, Cicero, Julius Caesar, Brutus, Mark Antony, Virgil, Horace, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Agrippina the Younger, Nero, Trajan, Hadrian, Marcus Aurelius, Commodus, Maximian, Constantine the Great, Diocletian, Theodosius I, Stilicho, Odoacer, and Justinian I via @researchparent
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Ancient Rome Historical Figure Cards

Free, Printable Montessori-Inspired cards for helping kids learn important historical figures from Ancient Rome.

Roman Emperor Augustus. Founder of the Roman Empire.

Roman Emperor Augustus. Founder of the Roman Empire.

Emperor Augustus, formerly Octavius, the first Roman Emperor. He had simple tastes and lived in a small house. He wanted to be known as "First Citizen" instead of emperor.

The Age of Augustus

The reign of Augustus is one of the most interesting periods of classical history- what had been an anarchic republic was seemingly transfor...

Augustus. Gold Aureus (7.7 g), 27 BC-AD 14. Lugdunum, 2 BC-AD 12. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE, laureate head of Augustus right. Goldberg Coins and Collectibles
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Augustus. Gold Aureus (7.7 g), 27 BC-AD 14. Lugdunum, 2 BC-AD 12. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE, laureate head of Augustus right. Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

These 15 interactive notebook activities will help students organize information about the ancient Romans!
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Marcus Agrippa (Italian General) He first served under Julius Ceasar after Ceasar's assassination he became the General under Octavius and defeated Mark Anthony and Cleopatra at the battle of Actium. He enlarged the empire and brought it such wealth the emperor Octavius claimed,"I started my reign in brick and ended it in Marble." (Rome)

Marcus Agrippa

Marcus Agrippa (Italian General) He first served under Julius Ceasar after Ceasar's assassination he became the General under Octavius and defeated Mark Anthony and Cleopatra at the battle of Actium. He enlarged the empire and brought it such wealth the emperor Octavius claimed,"I started my reign in brick and ended it in Marble." (Rome)

Rare coin portraying the Emperor Augustus
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Rare coin portraying the Emperor Augustus

Augustus Caesar. Augustus’ real name was Octavian or Octavius. He was the nephew of Julius Caesar and was adopted as heir in Caesar’s will. Octavian adopted his adoptive father’s name, Gaius Julius Caesar and thus began his fourteen-year struggle to gain control of the Roman Empire.

Augustus Caesar. Augustus’ real name was Octavian or Octavius. He was the nephew of Julius Caesar and was adopted as heir in Caesar’s will. Octavian adopted his adoptive father’s name, Gaius Julius Caesar and thus began his fourteen-year struggle to gain control of the Roman Empire.

Two thousand years ago today, the Roman Emperor Augustus died. His reign marked the start of a 200-year period of peace and prosperity for the empire.
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40 maps that explain the Roman Empire

The Roman Empire’s rise and fall, its culture and economy, and how it laid the foundations of the modern world.

During the time of Augustus being emperor, there were many laws created within marriage.Common penalties to adultery(cheating) would be banishment, or the husband was given the right to kill the other man.

Augustus' Political, Social, & Moral Reforms

Augustus is well known for being the first Emperor of Rome, but even more than that, for being a self-proclaimed...