Augustus Timeline

44 BC
Ides of March- Death of Caesar
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43 BC
-Octavian raises an army and heads back to Rome to avenge Caesar's death. -The triumvirate is formed between Octavian, Marc Anthony and Lepidus - The Sicilian War between the triumvirate and Sextus Pompey starts.
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42 BC
-2nd Battle of Phillipi- Marc Anthony and Octavian and Marc Anthony defeat Cassius and Brutus.
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41 BC
-Octavian returns to Italy to settle the military veterans. He sets up 18 colonies for them. -Lucius Antonius does not like this. He starts a revolt against Octavian.
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40 BC
- Lucius Antonius is defeated at the siege of Peursia -Anthony and Octavian reconcile at Brundisium -Anthony marries Octavia (Octavian’s sister) -Octavian marries Scribonia to try and improve the situation between Sextus Pompey.
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39 BC
-Scribonia gives birth to Julia. Octavian’s only child.
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37 BC
-Octavian divorces Scribonia, then marries Livia who is pregnant with another man’s child. -This ends the pact with Sextus Pompey.
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36 BC
-Sextus Pompey is defeated. -Triumvirate falls out when Lepidus tries to claim too much credit and is exiled, but remains Pontifex Maximus until death.
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34 BC
-Anthony and Octavian fall out. Anthony publicly gets together with Cleopatra. - Anthony sets up his children with Cleopatra as heirs of the Eastern Province (Donation of Alexandria)
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32 BC
-Octavian storms into the house of the Vestal Virgins and reads Anthony’ will. -Anthony divorces Livia
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31 BC
-Battle of Actium
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30 BC
-Deaths of Anthony and Cleopatra.
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29 BC
-Octavian returns to Rome and celebrates a triple triumph.
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28 BC
-Octavian is a sole man in charge at Rome. -He starts his building projects.
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27 BC
-First constitutional settlement
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24 BC
-Conspiracy against Augustus led by Caepio and Murena.
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23 BC
-Marcellus died. -Second Constitutional Settlement.
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20 BC
-Tiberius reclaims Roman standards lost to the Parthians by Crassus.
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19 BC
-Third Constitutional settlement
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18 BC
-Lex Julia (Laws of Morality)
20 of 27
15 BC
-Lollius’ defeat in Germania
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12 BC
-Became Pontifex Maximus -Marcus Agrippa died
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2 BC
-Temple of Mars Ultor dedicated. -Given tile of Pater Patriae (Father of My Country)
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2 AD
-Lucius Caesar died.
24 of 27
4 AD
-Gaius Caesar died.
25 of 27
9 AD
-Varus’ humiliating defeat in Germania (Battle of Tuetoberg Forest)
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14 AD
-Austusus dies
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-Octavian raises an army and heads back to Rome to avenge Caesar's death. -The triumvirate is formed between Octavian, Marc Anthony and Lepidus - The Sicilian War between the triumvirate and Sextus Pompey starts.

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-2nd Battle of Phillipi- Marc Anthony and Octavian and Marc Anthony defeat Cassius and Brutus.

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-Octavian returns to Italy to settle the military veterans. He sets up 18 colonies for them. -Lucius Antonius does not like this. He starts a revolt against Octavian.

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- Lucius Antonius is defeated at the siege of Peursia -Anthony and Octavian reconcile at Brundisium -Anthony marries Octavia (Octavian’s sister) -Octavian marries Scribonia to try and improve the situation between Sextus Pompey.

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