Where was Octavius Caesar when Julius Caesar died?
Octavian was Gaius Julius Caesar's nephew and was posthumously adopted by Caesar according to his will. At the time of the elder Caesar's assassination, Octavius was in military training in Apollonia, Illyria....
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Relation of Augustus Caesar and Octavius Caesar?
Augustus Caesar and Octavius Caesar was the same person. His birth name was Gaius Octavius, which he then altered to Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus in 45 BC when he was posthumously adopted by Julius Caesar. After he defeated Mark Antony (Marcus Antonius) in the Battle of Actium in 27 BC, he was titled 'Augustus Caesar' (Most honoured Caesar) by the Senate. ...
Who ruled the Roman republic?
Answer Julius Caesar, after him Octavius Caesar Answer The Roman Republic was governed by the Senate, as elected representatives of the Roman citizens. The Roman Empire was ruled by the various Emperors, Julius Caesar being the first of them. The next of the Emperors was Octavius Caesar. ...
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What is Augustus full real name?
If you mean his birth name, it was Gaius Octavius Thurinus. After his adoption by Julius Caesar, he became Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, although he soon dropped the Octavianus from his name and was known as Gaius Julius Caesar, the same name as his adopted father. If you mean his birth name, it was Gaius Octavius Thurinus. After his adoption by Julius Caesar, he became Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, although he soon dropped the Octavianus from his name and was known as Gaius...
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What was Julius Caesar's nephew called?
The emperor Augustus was Julius Caesar's great-nephew and adopted son. His name at birth was Gaius Octavius Thurinus; he was adopted by Gaius Julius Caesar (our "Julius Caesar") in 44 BC and took the name Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus ("Octavianus" meaning "from the Octavius clan"). In 21 BC the Senate granted him the title Augustus ("the Revered") and from then he on was known as Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus. ...
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What is octavian's full name?
Ocatavian's full name was Gaius Octavius. For a brief time he used the honorific Thurinus as a third name. This was an honorific name given to his father and passed down to the son. After his adoption by Julius Caesar he added the Julius Caesar to his name and became Gaius Julius Caesar Octavius. ...
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Did Julius Caesar ever actually become and emperor?
No. Julius Caesar was eventually persuaded to become Dictator. His adopted son Octavius Caesar became the first Emperor under the name of Augustus Caesar. ...