The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Dec 15, 2016 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
The transformation of Rome from a republic into an empire was one of the most pivotal changes of its era, affecting the course of history for the Mediterranean world. Born at the time of civil and political unrest that embroiled Rome leading up to and surrounding the death of Julius Caesar, the man born Gaius Octavius, or Octavian, was Caesar's great-nephew. This book relates how, through political maneuvering and military prowess, he would become Augustus, the first emperor of the new Roman Empire. The story of how he cemented Rome's power will be of interest to fans of Roman history and casual readers alike.
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Chapter One Heir to Power
Chapter Two Allies and Enemies
Chapter Three The Dawn of Empier
Chapter 4 Building a New Rome
Chapter 5 Father of the Empire
Chapter 6 The Emperor and His Legacy
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