Dates in the Life of Augustus

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DATES IN THE LIFE OF CAESAR AUGUSTUS

 
B.C.
63, September 23
50
48, October 18
45
45, October
44, MARCH 15
44, April 18
44, April 19
44, April 19
44, April 19
44, early May
44, early May
43, April 14
43, April 14-27
43, April 14-27
43, May 24
43, August 19
43, October
43, November 27
PROSCRIPTIONS
PROSCRIPTIONS
PROSCRIPTIONS
42, Spring to Winter
42, Spring to Winter
42, Spring to Winter
42, Spring to Winter
42, Spring to Winter
42, Spring to Winter
41
40
40, by July 5

40,

39
38, January 17


36
31, Sept. 2
30, August
29, August 13-15
27, Jan. 13 & 16

23, June

22
19, Oct. 12
18
17
17
17, May 31
16-13

12, March 6
11, May 4

8
 
  1. January 1
     
4

2, January 1
2
2, August 1
A.D.
4 A.D. July
13, April 3
14, May 11
14, July 24-25
14, August 9
14, August 16
14, August 19
 
Events
BIRTH OF AUGUSTUS, at Rome (Suet. Aug. 5, 6, 94)
Funeral Oration for his grandmother Julia
Toga virilis (ceremony: became a man in law)
In Spain with Julius Caesar: Battle of Munda
At Apollonia in Macedonia
ASSASSINATION OF JULIUS CAESAR
At Naples
Meeting with Cicero and Balbus (Cic. Att. 14.10)
Puteoli, at Philippus' villa
Cumae, at Cicero's Villa
In Rome
MEETING WITH ANTONY in Pompey's Gardens
Battle at Forum Gallorum (Antonius Defeated)
BATTLE AT MUTINA (April 21: Antonius Defeated)
Bononia
ANTONIUS and Lepidus join forces
FIRST CONSULATE of Caesar Augustus with his cousin Pedius
MEETING WITH ANTONY AND LEPIDUS at island of Reni
SECOND TRIUMVIRATE legislated at Rome (5 years): LEX TITIA
-130+ senators (Livy)
-200 senators + 2000 equites (Appian
-Only one ex-consul known (Cicero), but nearly 100 names altogether
The Campaign aginst the 'LIBERATORS' (Brutus and Cassius)
43 LEGIONS + CAVALRY + AUXILIARIES (on side of Triumvirs)
FINANCE: 1400 rich women ordered censused and assessed: failure
Everyone with property of 400,000 HS + contribute one year's income
BATTLE OF PHILIPPI (October 23), Young Caesar sick
Young Caesar sick, in Brundisium
Perugia: Perusine War (Appian, Book 5, Dio 48, Suet. Aug. 12)
Capture of Perusia: return to Rome (Dio 48.17)
Leaves for Gaul and Spain (Dio 48. 20)
Sick at Canusium & Brundisium (Appian 5. 57)
Antonius married Augustus' full-sister OCTAVIA
(child: Antonia, the Emperor Claudius' mother)
Augustus married Scribonia (mother of his only child, Julia)
Augustus married Livia, the pregnant wife of Tiberius Claudius Nero;
there was already a small child from Claudius: Tiberius;
Drusus was born shortly thereafter. (Livia finally died in 29 A.D. at 86).
Battle of Naulochus
BATTLE OF ACTIUM
Suicide of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Triple Triumph on his return to Rome
Meeting of Senate (Res Gestae Ch. 34)
Constitutional Settlement: Name of AUGUSTUS awarded
Augustus ill: Assassination attempt (Maecenas' brother-in-law)
Gave up consulship, given POWER OF A TRIBUNE (tribunicia potestas)
Journey to the East (Athens, Ephesus, Syria etc.)
Return from the East Fortuna Redux (Dio 54. 10)
LECTIO SENATUS (Revision of List of Senators) Dio 54. 12
Adoption of Gaius and Lucius Agrippa (Aug.'s grandsons) Dio 54. 18
LEGES JULIAE: de ordinibus maritandis, before May 24
LUDI SAECULARES (Games held once a century: New Age)
GALLIC AND SPANISH JOURNEY Dio 54. 19
(accompanied by Livia, Tiberius and Terentia)
AUGUSTUS ELECTED PONTIFEX MAXIMUS
Grand Opening of the THEATER OF MARCELLUS Suet. Aug. 43
Lectio Senatus Dio 54. 26
CENSUS, Lectio Senatus
AUGUSTUS CONSUL XII, Presents Caesar (heir) in public Forum
BIRTH OF JESUS, The Christ, in Bethlehem, Province of Judaea
Augustus ill, in Rome Suet. Tib. 11
CONSUL XIII Presentation of Lucius Caesar in public in the Forum
AUGUSTUS NAMED 'PATER PATRIAE' (Father of His Country)
DEDICATION OF THE FORUM AUGUSTUM and temple of Mars Ultor
Julia Scandal
LECTIO SENATUS
Augustus wrote his Will
III Census
Augustus and Tiberius leave Rome Dio 55. 29
Departure for the Balkans
Return to Brundisium, summoned by Livia
at Augustus' villa: DEATH OF

     

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