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His reign marked the beginning of one of history’s greatest empires … and the end of one of its first republics. Was Rome’s first emperor a visionary leader who guaranteed his civilization’s place in history, or a tyrant who destroyed its core values? Peta Greenfield and Alex Gendler put this controversial figure on trial in History vs. Augustus.
Lesson by Peta Greenfield & Alex Gendler, animation by Brett Underhill.
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TED-Ed, . (2021, January 21). History vs. Augustus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2250/history-vs-augustus/
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