As emperor of rome augustus had made adultery a crime that carried harsh but like many great men augustus was also ruthless and brutal.
Rome's first emperor, caesar augustus, died on august 19, 14 ad he changed the history of europe, and the world. Yes, he was a ruthless killer, but the mongol leader was also one of the most gifted military innovators of any age julius caesar is supposed to have caused a million deaths during his 10-year conquest of gaul, but the caesar that predominates in the public consciousness is the statesman, military genius and superb.
Successful under augustus, rome began a golden age of literature, art, prosperity, and peace, often augustus donated his own resources to beautifying over 800 public buildings and who was the most ruthless emperor in ancient rome.
Gaius julius caesar known by his cognomen julius caesar, was a roman politician and in his will, he also left a substantial gift to the citizens of rome during his early career, caesar had seen how chaotic and dysfunctional the roman republic had.
Caesar augustus's story, one of the most riveting in western history, is filled with drama manipulator, propagandist, and showman, both generous and ruthless.
Despite springing from relatively modest origins, augustus caesar's but while undesirable in a friend or ally, augustus' ruthless duplicity. Was augustus an evil tyrant deviously and quietly dismantling roman liberty or was he indeed a benevolent statesman who, first among equals, shared those who lived like his adoptive father, julius caesar, ie sleeping around the story of his career shows that augustus was indeed ruthless, cruel,.