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Julio-Claudian emperors – ancient Rome

By |2018-04-25T09:12:36+00:00September 3rd, 2017|History|

The Roman emperor Augustus Everybody was tired of all this fighting and killing. And everyone was afraid of Octavian. So when Octavian just kept ruling almost as if he were king, nobody tried to stop him. He made people call him Augustus (which means The Good) instead of Octavian. But he was smarter than [...]

The Second Triumvirate – Roman Republic

By |2017-09-03T09:02:39+00:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Romans|

Julius Caesar When Julius Caesar got to Egypt, he was happy to find out that Pompey was dead. Julius Caesar spent the winter in Egypt, where he met Egypt's pharaoh, Cleopatra. When he went back to Rome in the spring he took Cleopatra back to Rome with him as his girlfriend. They had a child. But when Caesar declared himself [...]