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What Significant event TOOK PLACE on March 15, 44B.C. ? What was the reasoning BEHIND it?

What Significant event TOOK PLACE on March 15, 44B.C. ? What was the reasoning BEHIND it?

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What Significant event TOOK PLACE on March 15, 44B.C. ? What was the reasoning BEHIND it?

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  1. What Significant event TOOK PLACE on March 15, 44B.C. ?What was the reasoning BEHIND it? Do Now:

  2. DO NOW • What does it mean to cross the Rubicon?

  3. Crossing the Rubicon • The Senate denied him 2nd consulship • Order Caesar that he disband the army • In response Caesar took a legion of men across the border into Rome • It was forbidden in Roman law for an army to cross the Rubicon • Point of no return • An Act of Civil War

  4. Second Triumvirate 43BC-33BC • Octavian: Caesars grandnephew and heir (18) Known as Octavius prior to adoption • Mark Antony: Ally and assistant of Caesar • Lepidus: Commander of Caesars Cavalry

  5. Fallout • Antony takes control of the East • Has dreams of conquering and indulging in the easts riches • Eventually ends up in Egypt with Cleopatra • Octavian left to control the West and deal with its many issues problems with money, land, soldiers and the mob

  6. Battle of Philippi 42 B.C. • Octavian and Antony’s forces defeated those of Brutus and Cassius • All while Lepidus watched over Italy • This victory was the High Point of Antony’s Career

  7. Lepidus • The third wheel of the Triumvirate • Octavian and Antony divide all Rome’s territories and leave him Africa • In 36 B.C. Lepidus conquers Sicily • He then rescinded his claim and is kicked out of the Triumvirate by Octavian

  8. Battle of Actium 31 B.C. • Octavian and finally Antony come into conflict • Octavian’s forces led by Agrippa defeated Antony and Cleopatra’s army and navy • Octavian now 32 years old was the only one left from the second triumvirate

  9. The Age of Augustus 31B.C.-A.D.14 • 27 B.C. Senate Awarded Octavian title of Augustus • No longer Roman Republic but the Roman Empire • Stabilized the frontier • Enlarged the Empire • Began the period known as PaxRomana- the Roman Peace from roughly 27 B.C.-A.D. 180