"I raised an army on my own initiative" - Shows his influence among his men, being able to raise an army.
"took the military oath of allegiance to me" - Seen to be willingly taken, showing his authority over the army
"I settled in colonies"..."assigned land or gave money" - Rewards for the veterans after the civil wars.
Gave soldiers triumphal gifts - Keep them happy, away from mutiny
sets up a military treasury to pay the soldiers - Keeps the soldiers happy with a set amount of pay rather than war booty which is not guaranteed
paid money directly into the treasury - seen to be helping out the Army where ever he can.
political victory over Parthia - Shown to be a more military victory to get the standards back
"republic should suffer no harm" - Protector of the Senate, in return, they gave him power and authority
"The dictatorship was offered to me..." - Senate trying to give Augustus more power
Refuses (insert list) honours - Wants to show the Senate as a power despite knowing he is all powerful
Takes on a second person in tribunician power - Seen as being less tyranical
"Revised the roll of the Senate" - Shows his control over the Senate without removing them as a poltical force
"decreed vows for my welfare" - They care for Augustus and need him
made sacrosanct - ultimate protection
Built Senate buildings - Keeping the Senate happy and updated
Gave Senate his power and in return is called Augustus - used his authority then over the Senate to get his own way
"Those who butchered my father I drove into exile"... "I defeated them twice in battle" - Augustus defeated the assassin of his adoptive father Caesar.
"pacified the sea from pirates" - another great victory from Augustus
"waged civil and foreign wars" - Shows his control over the Roman empire
Lists Triumphs - Shows how powerful he was within the…