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Augustus

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Language: English
Wordcount: 51,348 / 157 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.4
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 3,310
mnybks.net#: 6244
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Biography
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uld live, or settle it between themselves by the sword; and was a spectator of both their deaths: for the father offering his life to save his son, and being accordingly executed, the son likewise killed himself upon the spot. On this account, the rest of the prisoners, and amongst them Marcus Favonius, Cato's rival, being led up in fetters, after they had saluted Antony, the general, with much respect, reviled Octavius in the foulest language. After this victory, dividing between them the offices of the state, Mark Antony [118] undertook to restore order in the east, while Caesar conducted the veteran soldiers back to Italy, and settled them in colonies on the lands belonging to the municipalities. But he had the misfortune to please neither the soldiers nor the owners of the lands; one party complaining of the injustice done them, in being violently ejected from their possessions, and the other, that they were not rewarded according to their merit. [119]

XIV. At this time he obliged Lucius Antony, wh

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2005.08.07
micheal
****.

it was a very good read and i quiet liked it


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