For she had gained such a hold on the aged Augustus that he drove out as an exile into the island of Planasia his only grandson, Agrippa Postumus
Ann Book I Chapter 3: Augustus' succession

The infirmities of Augustus increased, and some suspected guilt on his wife's part.
Ann Book I Chapter 5: The death of Augustus

Then, when by a decree of the Senate he had usurped the high functions and authority of Praetor when Hirtius and Pansa were slain - whether they were destroyed by the enemy, or Pansa by poison infused into a wound, Hirtius by his own soldiers and Caesar's treacherous machinations
Ann Book I Chapter 10: The reign of Augustus(cont.)

He had not even adopted Tiberius as his successor out of affection or any regard to the State, but, having thoroughly seen his arrogant and savage temper, he had sought glory for himself by a contrast of extreme wickedness.
Ann Book I Chapter 10: The reign of Augustus(cont.)

It was Augustus who first, under colour of this law, applied legal inquiry to libellous writings provoked, as he had been, by the licentious freedom with which Cassius Severus had defamed men and women of distinction in his insulting satires.
Ann Book I Chapter 72: Prosecutions for Majestas

Augustus had an easy and fluent way of speaking, such as became a sovereign.
Ann Book XIII Chapter 3: The funeral of Claudius

On account of the things successfully done by me and through my officers, under my auspices, on earth and sea, the senate decreed fifty-five times that there be sacrifices to the immortal gods
Aug The Deeds of the Divine Augustus

The senate decreed that vows be undertaken for my health by the consuls and priests every fifth year. In fulfillment of these vows they often celebrated games for my life; several times the four highest colleges of priests, several times the consuls. Also both privately and as a city all the citizens unanimously and continuously prayed at all the shrines for my health.
Aug The Deeds of the Divine Augustus

Our ancestors wanted Janus Quirinus to be closed when throughout the all the rule of the Roman people, by land and sea, peace had been secured through victory. Although before my birth it had been closed twice in all in recorded memory from the founding of the city, the senate voted three times in my principate that it be closed.
Aug The Deeds of the Divine Augustus

It was resolved that he should rather be called Augustus, a surname not only new, but of more dignity, because places devoted to religion, and those in which anything is consecrated by augury, are denominated August, either from the word auctus, signifying augmentation, or Ab Avium Gestu, gustuve from the flight and feeding of birds; as appears from this verse of Ennius: When glorious Rome by August augury was built.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 7: The youth of Augustus. Cont.

The death of Pansa was so fully believed to have been caused by undue means, that Glyco, his surgeon, was placed in custody, on a suspicion of having poisoned his wound. And to this, Aquilius Niger adds, that he killed Hirtius, the other consul, in the confusion of the battle, with his own hands.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 11: Siege of Modena. Cont.

Two others, father and son, who begged for their lives, he ordered to cast lots which of them should 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.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 13: The battle of Philippi

But he never made war upon any nation without just and necessary cause;
Stn Augustus, Chapter 21: Military actions in the East

He was in such consternation at this event, that he let the hair of his head and beard grow for several months, and sometimes knocked his head against the door-post, crying out, O, Quintilius Varus! give me back my legions!
Stn Augustus, Chapter 23: Varus and the Germans

He then caused all prophetical books, both in Latin and Greek, the authors of which were either unknown, or of no great authority, to be brought in; and the whole collection, amounting to upwards of two thousand volumes, he committed to the flames, preserving only the Sibylline oracles;
Stn Augustus, Chapter 31: Religious measures.

He restored the calendar, ... and upon that occasion, called the month Sextilis, by his own name, August,
Stn Augustus, Chapter 31: Religious measures.

His favorite spectacle was the Trojan game acted by a select number of boys, in parties differing in age and station; thinking that it was a practice both excellent in itself, and sanctioned by ancient usage, that the spirit of the young nobles should be displayed in such exercises.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 43: On spectacles.

To the Vestal Virgins he granted seats in the theatre, reserved for them only, opposite the praetor's bench.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 44: On seats at the public games.

He took particular pleasure in witnessing pugilistic contests.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 45: His personal interest.

And Pylades he not only banished from the city, but from Italy also, for pointing with his finger at a spectator by whom, he was hissed, and turning the eyes of the audience upon him.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 45: His personal interest.
By Cerialis

And Pylades he not only banished from the city, but from Italy also, for pointing with his finger at a spectator by whom, he was hissed, and turning the eyes of the audience upon him.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 45: His personal interest.
By Cerialis

And when Tiberius, in a letter, complained of the affront with great earnestness, he returned him an answer in the following terms: Do not, my dear Tiberius, give way to the ardour of youth in this affair; nor be so indignant that any person should speak ill of me. It is enough, for us, if we can prevent anyone from really doing us mischief.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 51: On insults.

He melted down all the silver statues which had been erected to him
Stn Augustus, Chapter 52: No divine honour for him.

he once jocosely rebuked a man, by telling him, You present your memorial with as much hesitation as if you were offering money to an elephant.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 53: His modesty.

Nor was any one ever molested for his freedom of speech, although it was carried to the extent of insolence.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 54: Freedom of speech.

To the physician Antonius Musa, who had cured him of a dangerous illness, they erected a statue.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 59: Further honours.

He was handsome and graceful.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 79: His appearance.

He was five feet and nine inches in height.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 79: His appearance.

He could not easily bear either heat or cold.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 81: His diseases.

We ought to write as we speak
Stn Augustus, Chapter 88: His spelling.

He likewise read whole books to the senate.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 89: His literature.

He had so great a dread of thunder and lightning that he always carried about him a seal's skin by way of preservation.
Stn Augustus, Chapter 90: Dread of thunder.
By Romulus

Nine months for common births the Fates decree;
But, for the great, reduce the term to three.

Stn Claudius, Chapter 1: His ancestry: Drusus.

Behold, at last, that man, for this is he, So oft unto thy listening ears foretold, Augustus Caesar, kindred unto Jove. He brings a golden age.
Vrg Book VI Chapter 30: The future is described
By Anchises

Nor half so far triumphant Bacchus drove, With vine-entwisted reins, his frolic team Of tigers from the tall-topped Indian hill.
Vrg Book VI Chapter 31: The future (cont.)
By Anchises

I see, even now, a city, destined for Phrygian descendants, than which none is greater, or shall be, or has been, in past ages. Other leaders will make her powerful, through the long centuries, but one, born of the blood of Iulus, will make her mistress of the world.
Ovd Ovid XV Chapter 11: 418-452 Pythagoras' Teachings:Transfers of Power
By Helenus

When earth has benefited from him, the celestial regions will enjoy him, and heaven will be his goal.
Ovd Ovid XV Chapter 11: 418-452 Pythagoras' Teachings:Transfers of Power
By Helenus