Augustan powers and honours

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'I transferred the republic from my power tto the control of the senate and the Roman people'
RG.34, Augustus restoring the res publica
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'I was called Augustus'
RG.34, gifted by the senate and people, thought about Romulus but he was stabbed 23 times like Caesar
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'a civic crown was fixed above my door'
RG.34, corona civica which is given for saving a person life e.g. he save everyone in Rome from Cleopatra
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'gold shield'
RG.34, Clipeus virtutis 'sheild of virtue', shows Pietas, Virtus, Iusitis and Clementia
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'I had no more power than others who were my colleaues in each magistracy'
RG.34, bringing back the res publica as power is shared and temporary
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'Augustus alone demanded that no one be spared, and even added to the list of proscribed persons'
Suetonius DA 27, used proscriptions in 43 BC to get rid of his enemies
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'the people awarded Augustus lifelong tribunician power'
Suetonius DA 27, Augustus getting tribunican potestas in 23 BC SCS
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'twice Augustus seriously thought of restoring the republic' 1. fall of Antony on 30 BC 2. illness in 23 BC
Suetonius DA 28, did not restore the republic as he only thought of it
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Aureus of 28 BC
reverse: Aug sat on cural chair holding a magisterial document and a document holder next to it saying 'he restored the laws & rights to the Roman people'
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Aureus of 27 BC
reverse: shows honours 'Augustus', bird of Jupiter, corona civilus
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'he divided the whole empire into two parts'
Strabo's Geography, shows he had more power then a normal senator
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Cyme Inscription
shows Augustus deliberately interfering with a senatorial province
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'greeted by huge crowds and universal acclaim from young and old, rich and poor alike'
Velleius, shows Augs popularity
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'Force was restored to the laws, authority to the courts, majesty to the senate.... the ancient, traditionally form of the republic was brought back'
Velleius, Aug did bring back the republic
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'the senatorial lists were revised strictly, but not unkindly'
Velleius, using Princeps senatas to use lectio senatus
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'his rejection of the dictatorship was as obstinate as the people determination to offer it to him'
Velleius, 22 BC he rejected it due to it being lifelong and going against which he tries to show him restoring the republic
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RG.34, gifted by the senate and people, thought about Romulus but he was stabbed 23 times like Caesar

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'I was called Augustus'

Card 3

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RG.34, corona civica which is given for saving a person life e.g. he save everyone in Rome from Cleopatra

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Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

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RG.34, Clipeus virtutis 'sheild of virtue', shows Pietas, Virtus, Iusitis and Clementia

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

RG.34, bringing back the res publica as power is shared and temporary

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