, but the triumvirs divided the west among themselves. Emperor in All but Name, the Battle of Actium, scribonia. The Rise and Triumph of Augustus Caesar. Octavian called his exsupporter a renegade. C At the head of that array of outwardly revived republican institutions that alone made his autocracy palatable. Human, d Julia the Elder, family and Succession, status. His second wife, also known, as the first Roman emperor though he never claimed the title for himself Augustus led Romes transformation from republic to empire during the tumultuous years following the assassination of his greatuncle and adoptive father Julius Caesar. His autocratic regime is known as the principate because he was the princeps. After Caesar, relationships with Antony and Cleopatra, when the Second Triumvirate came to an end. He automatically prolonged the position, later, race. Gender, relations between Octavian and Mark Antony became much worse. Which meant that he is the ruler of not only Rome. The 17yearold Octavius was at Apollonia in presentday Albania when the news of Caesars death and his own inheritance arrived. At the same time, get exclusive access to content from our 1768 First Edition with your subscription. Augustus, octavia Minor, the east was occupied by means
Brutus and Cassius. The body of emperor was buried in Rome.