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Octavian, the Roman Emperor
A look at the reign of Octavian, the Roman Emperor.
# 33788 | 900 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Nov 09, 2003 in History (Greek and Roman)


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This paper presents a brief outline of the major accomplishments of the Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus, commonly known as Octavian. The paper discusses how he was a staunch believer of the laws drafted in The New Testament and had his absolute faith in the finality of God and His providence. The paper then explains that the Roman people glorified Octavian for he believed and practiced the commandments of the New Testament, particularly in times of victories in battles and wars against the foreign nations. The paper also describes how he won the hearts of his people through philanthropic works.

From the Paper:

"After the hopeless failure of the Gracchi Reform movement, the Roman Republic was disintegrated into innumerable pieces through the devastating blows of civil wars for nearly a year (Bushnell). Eventually, the empire gained its lost glory and swiftly transformed into a highly progressive country under the dynamic leadership and kingship of the Roman Emperor, the great nephew of Julius Caesar, Octavian. Caesar Augustus took the assistance of the religious traditions for the re-establishment and re-organization of the state (Bushnell). He laid considerable emphasis on the significance of moral, social and religious values and therefore hunted down every opportunity to initiate and practice moral reforms. For the restoration of Roman morals, the great king introduced a series of moral developments. His views on morality included commandments regarding adultery, un- chastity, and bribery. He also promoted the cult of emperor as divine by building a temple to the Divine Julius (Bushnell)."

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