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    The Roman Empire -Key Concepts-
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I.  The First Emperor: Augustus  Caesar His Dilemma The Solution His Rise to Power The Second  Triumvirate:  Octavian, Lepidus,  Marc Antony Victory over Antony  and Cleopatra at the  Battle of Actium (31  BCE)
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II.  The Creation of the Principate “Restoration” of  the Republic “Augustus” “Princeps” “Imperator” Maintaining the  façade of the  Republic
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II.  The Creation of the Principate  (cont) “Father of the  Country” (2  BCE) Supported by the  Roman Legions -- “Praetorians” Some  partnership with  the Senate
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II.  Creation of the Principate (cont) Caesar and  provincial  administration The cult of  Roma  et Augustus “Pontifex  Maximus” The role of his  wife, Livia
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II.  Creation of the Principate (cont) Augustus’  campaigns on the  frontier --Varus and the  Battle of  Teutoburger Forest  (9 AD) Begins practice of  adopting successor  as a son: Tiberius  (step-son)
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III.  General Characteristics of Later 
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course HISTORY 210 taught by Professor St. john during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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