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Augustus (Latin: Imperator Caesar Divi F. Augustus, September 23, 63 BC – August 19, 14 AD) was the founder of the Roman Empire and its first Emperor, ruling from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD.

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John Augustus, Count Palatine Of Lützelstein - Life
... John Augustus was born in 1575 as the second surviving son of George John I, Count Palatine of Lützelstein ... His father died in 1592, and John Augustus and his brothers succeeded him under the regency of their mother Anna Maria of Sweden ... In 1598 the brothers partitioned the territories John Augustus received the County of Lützelstein ...
Augustus, Duke Of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg - Ancestors
... Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 24 ... Christine Juliane of Baden-Durlach Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg House of Wettin Born 23 November 1772 Died 27 May 1822 Preceded by Ernest II Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1804–1 ...
Augustus Of Prima Porta - Iconography - Breastplate Relief
... iconography is frequently compared to that of the carmen saeculare by Horace, and commemorates Augustus's establishment of the Pax Romana ... Mark Anthony in the 40s BC and by Crassus in 53 BC, thanks to the diplomacy of Augustus ... and had to be especially strongly emphasized, since Augustus had been deterred by Parthian military strength from the war which the Roman people had expected and had instead opted for diplomacy ...

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    I am not a literary man.... I am a man of science, and I am interested in that branch of Anthropology which deals with the history of human speech.
    —J.A.H. (James Augustus Henry)