Nov 23, 2004
On March 15, 44 BC, the Roman world was shaken to it?s foundation with the assassination of Julius Caesar. Though the effect would prove to be staggering, (ie the plunge into yet another devastating civil war), no Roman was as profoundly effected as Gaius Octavius. Nearly 19 years old, Octavian was studying in Apollonia and awaiting the start of Caesar?s next campaign against Parthia. Octavian?s plan to join this campaign came to a crashing halt with the murder of his great uncle, and two equally possible roads soon opened to the young man….