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Aeneas

Embodiment of Roman Pietas

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Agrippa (5)

General in the Battle of Naulochus
Octavian named him as his consular colleague
Built a great road system centered at Lyons
Sent out to calm down Illyricum
Dies trying

3

Arminius (3)

Former auxiliary
Attained Roman citizenship
Took part in the Varian Disaster

4

Aelius Gallus (3)

Prefect of Egypt after Cornelius
Led an expedition down to the Red Sea against the Sabaeans
The expedition failed

5

Cornelius Gallus (4)

Prefect of Egypt
Had statues of himself erected and inscriptions Hailing his exploits inscribed on pyramids
He was recalled and convicted of treason and took his own life

6

Cleopatra (4)

Queen of Egypt
Lover of Caesar
Wife of Antony
Commits suicide

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Decimus Brutus (2)

Conspirator in Caesar's assassination
Minor heir in Caesar's will, get's Cisalpine Gaul

8

Drusus (2)

Octavian's stepchild
Died of leg-wound on his campaign along the Rhine

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Fulvia (2)

Married to Antony, involved in a city-wide revolt During the Perusine War
Died later on

10

Hortensia (2)

Woman Orator
Gave a speech to the 2nd triumvirate to a lessening of taxes on women

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Horace (2)

Poet
Hailed Octavian as the hero of the day and a mighty conqueror

12

Juba II

The kingdoms of Maurentania (Africa Nova) were bequeathed to him as the son of Juba I, the Last king of Numidia

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Lepidus (3)

Member of the 2nd Triumvirate
Went to Spain to battle Sextus
General in the Battle of Naulochus

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Livia

Married to Nero, but divorced to marry Octavian

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Lucius Antonius (2)

Brother of Antony
Involved in a city-wide revolt during the Perusine War

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Marcus Antonius (6)

Friend of Caesar
Opposition of Octavian
Member of the 2nd Triumvirate
Husband of Fulvia, Octavia and Cleopatra
Formed the Peace of Misenum
Commits suicide with Cleopatra

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Maeceanas

Octavian's supporter

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Octavian/Augustus (7)

Grand-nephew of Caesar
Opposition of Antony
Member of the 2nd Triumvirate
Made substantial changes to better Rome
Husband of Livia
Put on lavish games, paid for out of his own pocket
Formed the Peace of Misenum

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Octavia (3)

Marriage to Antony sealed the Peace of Brundisium
Antony divorced her to marry Cleopatra
Sister of Octavian

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Sextus Pompeius (2)

Fought in the battle of Munda
Son of Pompey the Great

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Suetonius

Source on Augustus

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Tacitus

Source on Augustus

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Tiberius (5)

Octavian's stepchild
Augustus' Successor
Sent out to Armenia with an army and expelled the Parthians from Armenia
Campaigned on the Rhine
Replaces Agrippa in pacifying Illyricum - leads to the Great Rebellion

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Varus (4)

Former Governor of Syria
Reported to have been a reckless and compulsive general
Fought during the Varian Disaster
Committed Suicide