Augustus, Res Gestae

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Res Gestae Divi Augusti

Res Gestae Divi Augusti

Rérum1 gestárum díví Augusti, quibus orbem terra-(rum) ímperio populi Rom. subiécit, § et inpensarum, quas in rem publicam populumque Ro(ma)num fecit, incísarum in duabus aheneís pílís, quae su(n)t Romae positae, exemplar sub(i)ectum.

I1 Annós undéviginti natus exercitum priváto consilio et privatá impensá | comparávi, (§) per quem rem publicam (do)minatione factionis oppressam | in

Μεθηρμηνευμέναι ὑπεγράφησαν πράξεις τε καὶ δωρεαὶ Σεβαστοῦ θεοῦ, ἃς ἀπέλιπεν ἐπὶ Ῥώμης ἐνκεχαραγμένας χαλκαῖς στήλαις δυσί.

I1. Ἐτῶν δεκαε(ν)νέα ὢν τὸ στράτευμα ἐμῆι γνώμηι καὶ | ἐμοῖς ἀν(αλ)ώμασιν ἡτοί(μασα), δι᾿ οὗ τὰ κοινὰ πρά|γματα (ἐκ τῆ)ς τ(ῶ)ν συνο(μοσα)-

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The Acts of Augustus, I.

The Acts of Augustus as recorded on The Monumentum Ancyranum

Below is a copy of the acts of the Deified Augustus by which he placed the whole world under the sovereignty of the Roman people, and of the amounts which he expended upon the state and the Roman people, as engraved upon two bronze columns which have been set up in Rome.a

1. At the age of nineteen,b on my own initiative and at my own expense, I raised an armyc by means of which I restored libertyd to the republic, which

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.augustus-res_gestae.1924