Augustus and the Empire
Feb 5, 2005
The contribution of Augustus to the consolidation and stabilization of the ?Empire? from a governing and military perspective was immense, but the legacy of the man is perhaps best exemplified in his contribution to public works and infrastructure. While Augustus was a necessity to the success of the new imperial government, veiled as a continuation of Republican ideals, without his other contributions, its continuing success may have been in jeopardy….