After being elected as consul for life, Octavian changed his name to Augustus, which means ‘Majestic One.’ Augustus Caesar ruled Rome from 27 B.C. until his death in A.D. 14.
During his reign, Augustus Caesar instituted a number of reforms that strengthened the empire and helped the poor find work and improved their lives overall. He also oversaw a number of important building projects that led him to declare, "I found this city in bricks, and left it in marble."
Imagination offers people consolation for what they cannot be, and humor for what they actually are.
After his death, the Roman emperor Nero was reportedly sighted by Roman citizens from time to time. This made him the Elvis of the ancient world.