Thursday, August 1, 2013

Fact of the Day: Month of Augustus

The month of August is named after Julius Caesar's great-nephew Augustus. He went on to become Caesar's successor as leader of Rome, and the first Emperor of the Roman Empire.

19 comments:

Cloudia said...

An august fellow for sure! :-)


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A new life said...

interesting :)

Bob Bushell said...

The great Augustus.

DWei said...

Impressive man.

Erzsebeth said...

Your blog is very interesting :)

Erz

Pilar Domínguez said...

One of the greatest roman emperors.. Kisses:-)

Dana said...

My month! :)

Happy Thursday. ☺

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I never thought of months as being named after people before. Interesting.

DEZMOND said...

I loved him in ROME! Played by magnificent Simon Woods

Unknown said...

Never knew that one

Debra She Who Seeks said...

It was all downhill after him.

Julie Ann Lozada said...

cool facts... nice to know this!

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Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

One of the best months of the year!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Oh yes, I knew that!!!!

A Beer for the Shower said...

I want a month named after me. :( Probably too late for that, right?

Sharon said...

I knew that! :)

Theresa Mahoney said...

I think you are wrong here. It was named after Augustus Gloop from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ;) lol

FilipBlog said...

Brings me back to my Rome visits.

Greetings,
Filip

MEcoy said...

well they really named everything form the greatest people lived ahh