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Augustus and the Pax Romana Key terms: Augustus  Praetorian guard Mark Antony Julio-Claudian dynasty Pax Romana Flavian dynasty Princeps Antonine dynasty Imperator Vespasian Pontifex maximus
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Questions: 1. Why was Augustus successful in  establishing a lasting peace after 50 years of  civil war where Caesar failed and how did  he do so?  2. How did Augustus and his successors  administer Rome and the empire? 
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I. Augustus and the Pax Romana - Octavian defeats Antony, takes Egypt (30 BC) - three reasons for his success: 1.  combines Republican offices with personal  control: Augustus Caesar, princeps , imperator,  consul, tribune for life, pontifex maximus, father  of Rome 2. desire of people for peace after long conflict 3. lived long enough to impose reforms
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From: Res Gestae (The Deeds of Augustus) In my sixth and seventh consulships, I had ended the civil war…I transferred the Republic from my power to the authority of
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course HIST 141 taught by Professor Fraser,e during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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