An Insight into Emperor Augustus
“And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus…”
What do we know about Caesar Augustus? Or, should I say, what do I know about him? Not too much, but…this research is certainly quite fascinating. Augustus reformed all of Rome and his legacy on Roman culture and society far outlasted his lifetime, and echos down to this day. Here is a really interesting summary of recent research on Augustine’s reforming work in Rome, and it was solidly grounded in Roman religion. Read this blog post and you will find a link to the whole paper.