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.

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  1. An august fellow for sure! :-)


    ALOHA from Honolulu
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  2. Your blog is very interesting :)

    Erz

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

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  4. My month! :)

    Happy Thursday. ☺

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

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  6. I loved him in ROME! Played by magnificent Simon Woods

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

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

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  9. Brings me back to my Rome visits.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  10. well they really named everything form the greatest people lived ahh

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