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  1. Ancient Romans would dye their hair black, because blonde hair was associated with prostitutes or French and German slaves. This trend began declining when Augustus Caesar, who was blonde, became Rome's first emperor.

  2. The kings in the 4 card suits supposedly represent great rulers in history. The king of spades is David, king of Israel; the king of clubs is Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia; the king of hearts is the French king Charlemagne; and the king of diamonds is the Roman Caesar Augustus.

  3. The 2nd richest man in history was Augustus Caesar, with an estimated net worth of about $4.6 Trillion after inflation - or about 25% of the world's economic output then

  4. Augustus Caesar had a net worth of $4.6 trillion and he even owned Egypt.

  5. On this day (January 16) Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus was granted the title Augustus by the Roman Senate, marking the beginning of the Roman Empire.

  6. Augustus Caesar is estimated at having a net worth of $4.6 trillion because he "personally owned all of Egypt"

  7. Under Julius Caesar, February had 30 days, but when Caesar Augustus was emperor he was peeved that his month - August - had only 29 days, whereas the month named after his predecessor Julius - July - had 31. He pinched a couple of days for August from February to make it the same as July.

  8. Augustus Caesar may have been worth *trillions* in today's money.

  9. Augustus did not dress in fine clothing as his uncle Julius Caesar did - which many believe helped him seize power. This changed however after he had secured his place in power.

  10. Augustus was responsible for starting many of Rome's most famous building projects including the Baths of Agrippa, the Forum of Augustus, the Mausoleum of Augustus, and the Temple of Caesar.

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When Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC, Mark Antony (Caesar's loyal supporter) and Augustus Caesar (Julius" heir) fought many civil wars. Augustus Caesar became the first emperor of Rome.

Augustus Caesar collected and displayed the bones of "extinct sea and land monsters popularly known as giant's bones"

Octavian's mother, Atia, was a niece of Julius Caesar.

He used the funds from Caesar's inheritance to gain support in the Roman Senate and Army.

When Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC, Octavian was his sole heir.

Augustus Caesar died on August 19, AD 14

Julius Caesar reformed the traditional Roman calendar, decided January 1 would be the start of the new year, and named the month of July after himself. The month of August was named after his successor, Augustus.

Augustus Caesar was rich enough that he could pay off every single student loan in the US, Pay off all credit card debt for every citizen in the US, All debt held by US states to the federal government, Pay of the debt of the lowest owing 120* countries and still be the richest man alive today

King Herod was a close friend of Cleopatra and Mark Antony and tried to help them defeat Augustus Caesar. When Augustus crushed Antony and Cleopatra, Herod was allowed to remain in power, though he never apologized for his lack of support.

When Julius Caesar died, Mark Antony tried to stop Octavian from becoming the next leader. Octavian won the struggle and became the new leader, and was given the holy name Augustus.

In 43 BC, Octavius (Augustus), Marcus Lepidus, and Mark Antony formed the Second Triumvirate to find and defeat the murderers of Julius Caesar.

Mussolini remarked about Aryanism, "Thirty centuries of history allow us to look with supreme pity on certain doctrines which are preached beyond the Alps by the descendants of those who were illiterate when Rome had Caesar, Virgil and Augustus."

The pagan Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus was such a conservative that he passed a law against adultery. He ended up having to banish his own daughter, exiling her to live on an island, because it turned out she was a known harlot.

Octavian was proclaimed emperor in 27 BC and changed his name to Augustus Caesar.

August comes after July on the calendar because Augustus Caesar ruled after Julius Caesar and they both had named months after themselves.

Egypt was considered the personal property of Augustus Caesar.

A comet played a pivotal role in the downfall of the Roman Republic; Caesar had died and the comet was interpreted as his deification, legitimizing the assumption of power by his son, Augustus.

After initialing conflicting with Caesar's second in command, Mark Antony, Octavian formed an alliance with him and Lepidus, which became known as the Second Triumvirate. The Second Triumvirate defeated the leaders of Caesar's killers, Brutus and Cassius, in 42 BC.

It is thought that Augustus Caesar had a net worth of 4.6 trillion

Most of the structures built at the Roman Forum were constructed during Julius Caesar's reign and during Augustus, his successor's reign.

Augustus Caesar, who founded the Roman Empire, also created the first institutionalized police force and firefighting force.

In the phrase attributed to Jesus "Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's, and to God that which is God's," He is not referring to Julius Caesar, nor his heir Augustus Caesar, but HIS heir Tiberius, who took the name Tiberius Julius Caesar once he was named heir to Augustus' throne.

Gus the mouse from the original Cinderella movie was named "Octavius". Writers shortened his name to "Gus" as a nod to when Octavius was renamed Augustus after becoming Caesar.

The Roman emperor Augustus Caesar posthumously adopted his wife as his daughter

The Roman Empire did not exist until after Julius Caesar was assassinated. His adopted son "Augustus" returned and overthrew those who killed Caesar, then Agustus established the Empire. Augustus lived to 75 years old, passing the Empire on to his own adopted son, Tiberius.