Augustus

biographical name Au·gus·tus \ ȯ-ˈgə-stəs , ə- \

Definition of Augustus

63 b.c.–a.d. 14 originally Gaius Octavius play \äk-ˈtā-vē-əs\ then Gaius Julius Caesar 1st Roman emperor (27 b.c.–a.d. 14)

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