Augustus and Tiberius Quotes

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The people accepted Augustus' triumph "as though the enemies he had conquered .... .........." - Cassius Dio
were foreigners
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Rufas was "more of a ....... than a senator" and met the death he deserved. - Velleius
gangster
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Augustus "did all this not to gain ......... but to improve public welfare." - Suetonius
popularity
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Augustus' "cheap food policy was .......... .... for the civilians" "opposition did not exist" - Tacitus
successful bait
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Augustus "often urged leading citizens to embellish the city with new ...... ........." - Suetonius
public monuments
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Augustus had a "passion for ........... girls" - Suetonius
deflowering
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Augustus "seduced the army with ......." - Tacitus
bonuses
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The empire should be kept within it's ........ boundaries" - Augustus to Tiberius
existing
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"Those who fished with a ...... ....,the loss of which, if it were carried off, could not be made good by any catch" - Suetonius
golden hook
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"Augustus had no need to search for one to choose as his successor but merely to choose the one that ....... above the others" - Velleius
towered
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"I made the adoption for the sake of ...." - Augustus
Rome
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"Thoroughly aware of Tiberius' cruelty and arrogance, he intended to heighten his ... ..... by the contrast of one so inferior." - Tacitus
own glory
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Tiberius "was not pleased that Germanicus had courted the army's ........ by money payments and acceleration discharges." - Tiberius
goodwill
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"The partner of my ........" Tiberius about Sejanus - Tacitus
labours
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"Men fit to be ......" Tiberius about the senate - Tacitus
slaves
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In Tiberius' rule the senate and magistrates enjoyed "....... and authority" - Suetonius
dignity
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Tiberius "utterly ......... state affairs" - Suetonius
neglected
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"Sejanus was so powerful that he was like ... ....... and Tiberius an offshore monarch." - Cassius Dio
the emperor
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"They cost the lives of more Roman Citizens than any ..... ..." - Senaca
civil war
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"To ....... on anything was to risk prosecution" - Tacitus
comment
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"....... ........., as they were dragged to the Tiber." - Tiberius
Rotting carcasses
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Tiberius said, "to have my statue worshipped would be arrogant, I am a ..... performing human tasks." - Tacitus
human
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Tiberius "broke out into every .... of cruelty" - Suetonius
form
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"Tiberius was ..... ...... to the point of miserliness" - Suetonius
close fisted
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Tiberius "took considerable ..... to further the national interest." Suetonius
pains
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"To the ..... with Tiberius!" - Suetonius
Tiber
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Gaius' accession "fulfilled the ........ hopes of the Roman people." - Suetonius
highest
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"Some even vowed to fight as .......... and others posted placards offering their lives if the ailing prince was spared." - Suetonius
gladiators
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"Nay, let there by one ......, and one king." - Suetonius
master
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"Much for Caligula as ........; we must now tell of his career as a ......." - Suetonius
emperor, monster
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Gaius said, I "Inflicted numerous ..... ......" in order to "make him feel like he is dying"
numerous wounds
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Gaius said "I wish the Roman people had but a ...... neck" - Suetonius
single
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Gaius said "Let them hate me, as long as they .... me" - Suetonius
fear
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Gaius "turned ........... into a fine art" - Josephus
viciousness
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Gaius "went ......... out of his mind." - Cassius Dio
completely
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The games Claudius put on were "numerous and .........." - Suetonius
magnificent
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on the aqueducts started by Gaius and completed by Claudius, "there has been no more remarkable .......... in the whole world." - Pliny
achievement
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Claudius "practically always obeyed their ..... rather than his own judgement." - Suetonius
whims
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"Claudius fell so deeply under the influence of those ........ ... ..... that he seemed to be their servant rather than the emperor." - Suetonius
freedmen and wives
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"Claudius' sole campaign was of no great .........." (britian invasion) - Suetonius
importance
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"The ......... on Messalina was just. But it's consequences were grim." - Tacitus
vengeance
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Nero said about honours, "‘Wait until I ....... them!" - Suetonius
deserve
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"Nero often hinted broadly that it was not his intention to spare the remaining senators, but would one day .... ... the entire Senatorial Order." - Suetonius
wipe out
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Nero was "openly ........... towards his mother" - Tacitus
disobedient
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"It was I who .... you emperor" Agrippina to Nero - Cassius Dio
made
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"Murderer of a mother and wife, a driver of chariots, a ......... on the ...... ....., an arsonist." - Tacitus
performer, public stage
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"Good, now I can at last begin to .... like a human being!" On the golden palace - Suetonius
live
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"Wife, mother, father, do my death ......!" - Suetonius
compel
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"Executions now ........ in the city" About Nero - Tacitus
abounded
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Rumours of incest between Nero and Agrippina, "No sexual novelty seemed .......... in such a woman" - Tacitus
incredible
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Augustus "often urged leading citizens to embellish the city with new ...... ........." - Suetonius

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