(Gaius Octavius; Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; 63 BC14 AD). Grandnephew of Gaius Julius Caesar (10044; Roman statesman and gen.); stepfather of Tiberius*; b. Rome, It.; 1st Roman emp. 27 BC14 AD; called Caesar Augustus Lk 2:1. Augustus became title also of other Roman emps. (e.g., Nero,* referred to Acts 25:21, 25). See also Roman Empire.
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