The boy's sadness soon turns to fury. Armed with a ruthless cunning and personal charisma, he goes on a path of political and military vengeance. Within two years, the assassins are dead. A decade later, he defeats the last of his enemies in battle and takes his great-uncle's place as sole ruler.
This is the story of Octavian's Rise to Power!
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In 27 BC, Octavian took the name Caesar Augustus. Here is an excerpt from the 'Biography of Augustus' written by the Ancient Historian, SUETONIUS."
He was unusually handsome and exceedingly graceful at all periods of his life, though he cared nothing for personal adornment.
His hair was slightly curly and inclining to golden. He had clear, bright eyes, in which he liked to have people think that it was from a divine power.
His expression was calm and mild. He did not readily make friends, but when he did, he clung to them with unfailing loyalty.
In his administration of justice he was conscientious and lenient.
But he surpassed all others in the cruelty of his vengeance against his enemies...
Read the full Suetonius Biographical Excerpt.