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Augustus was born on the 23rd of September in 63 BC and died on the 19th of August 14 AD Throughout the course of his eighty-two years Caesar Augustus was responsible for many great accomplishments not the least of which was the recreation of the Republic of Rome In true Caesarian style Augustus displayed the Record of His Accomplishments throughout the empire In the time following the Second Triumvirate Augustus possessed every high office that he would allow the Senate to bestow upon him He was Consul triumver princeps senatus pontifex maximus and was offered the role of dictator which he refused on multiple occasions He was the man who rebuilt Romes political structure as well as its physical monuments The Senate house and the Capitol owe their restoration to Caesar Augustus as do many temples including that of Mars the Avenger He constructed the temple in memory of his defeat of his fathers murders The borders of the Roman world were expanded without the need for war rather by peaceful alliance with the people of lands neighboring the state Still the most important accomplishments of Augustus were a result of his political reformation not expansion colonization or physical reconstruction His government called the Principate returned power to the senate that had been stripped by the generals of pre-Caesarian Rome As the sole survivor of the Second Triumvirate Augustus was in a position to be Emperor but instead he relinquished his power to the Senate In gratitude they bestowed upon him control over all of Romes armies Putting all of the Roman armies under the control of one general essentially nullified the chances of civil war that had been plaguing the Roman world since Marius reforms There was a quasi-peace throughout the land under the Principate that was rarely broken except by small border skirmishes This peace was the end result of these military reforms as well as political and financial modifications instituted under
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