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Res Gestae - restoring the republic
"I restored liberty to the public"
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Res Gestae - powers and titles
"gave me imperium" - 44BC
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Res Gestae - foreign policy
"when they raged war upon the republic, i twice defeated them in battle" - Brutus and Cassus
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Res Gestae - provinces
"the foreign nations...I preferred to save rather than destory"
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Res Gestae - army
"Roman citizens who bound themseves to me by military oath was about 500,000"
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Res Gestae - powers and titles
"twice I triumphed on ovation, thrice I celebrated curule triumphs"
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Res Gestae - powers and titles
"saluted as imperator 21 times"
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Res Gestae - powers and titles
"I had been consul 13 times"
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Res Gestae - powers and titles
"the dictatorship I did not accept"
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Res Gestae - Plebs
"I freed the entire people at my own expense" - grain shortage
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Res Gestae - restoration of the republic
"the consulship...I did not accept"
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Res Gestae - powers and titles
"I have been Princeps Senatus for 40 years" - by 14AD
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Res Gestae - religion
"Ponitfex maximus, augur...a fetial priest" - list of religious titlea
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Res Gestae - senate
"I increased the number of patricians"
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Res Gestae - senate
"Marcus Agrippa was my colleague"
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Res Gestae - Plebs
"games were often held in my lifetime"
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Res Gestae - religion
"I declined to be made the pontifex maximus in succession to a colleague still living" - Lepidus
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Res Gestae - Ara Pacis
"on my retrun from Spain and Gaul...the Senate voted in honour of my return, the consecration of an altar to Pax Augusta" - 13BC
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Res Gestae - peace in the empire
"Janus Quirinus...the Senate ordered to be closed thrice while I was Princeps"
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Res Gestae - succession
"my sons, Gauis and Lucius Caesar..the senate ad the people to do me honour, made consuls dedignate"
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Res Gestae - Plebs
"to the Roman Plebs, I paid out 300 sesterces per man in accordance with the will of my father" - 44BC
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Res Gestae - plebs
"12 distributions of food from grain bought at my own expense"
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Res Gestae - army/plebs and equestrians
"I paid for estates in Italy...I was the first and only one to do this of all those who up to my time settled colonies of soldiers"
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Res Gestae - plebs
"four times I aided the public treasury with my own money"
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Res Gestae - plebs
"I furnushed from my own purse and my own patrimony tickets for grain"
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Res Gestae - building programme
"The Capitol and theatre of Pompey, both works involving great expense, I rebuilt"
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Res Gestae - building programme
"I restored the channels of aqueducts"
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Res Gestae - building programme
"I restored 82 temples"
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Res Gestae - plebs
"In my own name, or that of my sons or gandsons, on 26 occasions, I gave to the people the circus"
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Res Gestae - frugality
"silver statues of me...were erected in the city to the number of about 80; these I myself removed"
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Res Gestae - provinces
"the provinces of the Gauls, the Spains and Germany...I reduced to a state of peace"
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Res Gestae - frontiers
"I extended the boundaries of all the provinces which were bordered by races"
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Res Gestae - provinces
"Egypt I added to the Roman empire" - 31BC
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Res Gestae - provinces
"I settled colonies of soldiers in Africa, Sicily and Macedonia"
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Res Gestae - provinvces
"the tribes of Pannonia...having been subdued by Tiberius Nero"
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"gave me imperium" - 44BC

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Res Gestae - powers and titles

Card 3

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"when they raged war upon the republic, i twice defeated them in battle" - Brutus and Cassus

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Card 4

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"the foreign nations...I preferred to save rather than destory"

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Card 5

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"Roman citizens who bound themseves to me by military oath was about 500,000"

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