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Finally, Augustus continued his role as a super proconsul through concern with the provinces and  frontiers. He (and Agrippa) toured the provinces repeatedly, examining them, conducting  censuses, and reorganizing their tribute to Rome. It was now standardized into 1) a land tax and  2) a head tax on non-agricultural wealth. He also built roads and founded Roman towns in these  areas. On the level of foreign affairs, relations with Parthia were concerning. In 22 BCE they  thought a Roman attack was imminent; instead, he went west and founded new towns, after  which he repeated the process on Greece and Asia Minor. Impressed, the Parthians then sent  negotiators to Augustus. The emerging settlement determined that the Euphrates was the  boundary between the two states, and that Armenia would be a Roman client state. Returning the  Rome in 19 BCE, Augustus also worried about the northern provinces and the Barbarians beyond  their borders. In 17-16, Agrippa had conquered the Canteberrians, then moved on to organize 
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