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1 Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 30 Augustus (1) 1.) Augustus (1) A. Why didn’t the Republic suddenly come back to life after Caesar’s murder in 44 B.C.? B. Who was Marc Antony? Give his dates. Why was he upset when Caesar’s will was read? He was Caesar’s successor. He gets so upset because he thinks that he will be showered with glory and named Ceasars heir, but to his astonishment Gaius Octavaius (63 BC – 14AD) is named his heir in the will. He starts calling himself Caesar Octavian. He is elected consul earlier then he is allowed to be, but since he is so influential they allow him to serve. C. What was the Second Triumvirate? Who was in it? When was it formed? Octavian, Antony and Lepidus form the Triumvirate in 43 BC. They were recognized by the Roman assembly as “Commission of Dictators” (Triumvirate #1 was not granted political power) They issued Proscriptions : Lists of men who could be killed and have their property confiscated D. How did the Triumvirate seek to maintain their balance of power? They Triumvirate defeats Brutus and Cassius in 42 BC
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2009 for the course CLASS 220 taught by Professor Baushatz during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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