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  • January 16 – The Roman Senate votes Octavian the title of Augustus. He accepts this honor, having declined the alternative title of Romulus. He is known as Augustus afterwards.
  • Augustus becomes consul for the seventh time. His partner Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa becomes consul for the third time.
  • Augustus, as consul, returns power to the Senate of Rome.
  • Augustus starts a new military reform.
  • Northern statue of the Colossi of Memnon is shattered by an earthquake in Egypt (according to Strabo).


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