Essay on Augustus

With Did Augustus Create His

Julius Caesar’s rule had been successful, but he had neglected Roman traditions, such as religion, and had made himself king of Rome, in all but name. After the dictatorship and eventual assassination of Caesar, the Roman Republic was sent into a state of decline. ‘Republic’ meant that Roman citizens could elect a representative, and have […]

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Archaeologists have called the Fishbourne site a palac

Many archaeologists and historians have argued that the site of Fishbourne although often referred to as a palace was in fact used for a completely different purpose. Some argue that it was a palace, some say it was a retirement home for Emperor Vespasian, some say a mansio (a roman hotel), some say it could […]

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The Romans loved entertainment

Indeed Emperors used entertainment deliberately in order to stop them rebelling against bad government. The theatre was fundamental to the Roman way of life. There were two types of theatres, a theatre and an amphitheatre.Towns of even modest size usually had theatres. They were horseshoe shaped with a stage at the front, seating was arranged […]

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Caesar’s Ambition Lead to His Downfall

“I came, I saw, I conquered. ” These were the famous words spoken by the Roman emperor, Julius Caesar. Caesar’s coming to power signalled the Roman Empire escalation in terms of economy, citizen rights, military strength, etc. Caesar’s leadership brought Rome many fortunes; some historians credit his success to the fact that he was ambitious. […]

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An Essay on why Augustus was a better emperor than Nero

Why was Augustus or Octavian a better Emperor than Nero? Well Augustus reined for 41 years and died a normal death of old age but he was born into the family business. Gaius Octavius, was the first in the family to become a senator, but died when Augustus was only four. It was his mother […]

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Why Was Augustus A Good Leader

Octavian was born in 63BCE, and was later adopted at the age of 19. After Julius Caesar died, Marcus Antonius came to power through Cleopatra (But before, Octavian’s sister had married Marcus Antonius, he then cheats on he with Cleopatra). Ever since then Octavian had disliked Marcus Antonius, so when Octavian and Marcus Antonius come […]

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How Did Various Emperors from Augustus to Constantine Use Portraits to Project Their Image?

The Roman Empire is the period of ancient Roman civilization which extended from 27 BC through 476 AD; it is characterized by an autocratic form of government started by Augustus after his victory in the Battle of Actium. The first Emperor, known as Octavian before he accepted the name offered by the Senate, is responsible […]

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Juliu Caesar

Themes Idealism exacts a high price. Brutus has respect, a comfortable home, a loving wife, friends. Yet he willingly risks everything—and ultimately loses everything, including his life—to live up to his ideals. This motif  is a major one in history and literature. Socrates took poison rather than recant his beliefs; Christ was crucified after spreading […]

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Julius Caesar Critical

Different structures such as verb forms, connectors, determiners, pronouns, prepositions, clauses, phrases etc, can be tested through formative assessment over a period of time. Summative assessment will recycle grammar items learnt over a period of time and will test them in context through Multiple Choice Question format. Bio Sketch/ Dialogue Writing/ Paragraph Writing. Email, Article, […]

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