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Octavian

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Octavius:

see AugustusAugustus
, 63 B.C.–A.D. 14, first Roman emperor, a grandson of the sister of Julius Caesar. Named at first Caius Octavius, he became on adoption by the Julian gens (44 B.C.) Caius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Octavian); Augustus was a title of honor granted (27 B.C.
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Octavian

to spare his mistress, dresses as a chambermaid; Baron Ochs flirts with “her”. [Ger. Opera: Strauss Der Rosenkavalier in Benét, 877]

Octavian

the name of Augustus before he became emperor (27 bc)
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The returning Octavian is surprised to find her in a distant and melancholy mood.
The Marschallin, already agonising about the age gap, suggests Octavian act as a kind of gobetween, or rosenkavalier, presenting a rose to young Sophie on the baron's behalf.
Helen Sherman as Octavian has the task of combining teenage lusts and aristocratic dignity in a cross-gender trousers role, then adding a comic servant girl disguise to con the egregious Ochs - a lovely galumphing caricature
be basis elements of a 8-dimensional algebra Cayley (the octavians algebra) [1,2].
Octavian was advised on the transaction by Houlihan Lokey, Covington & Burling LLP, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and Walkers Global.
After the suicide of Cleopatra VII and the Roman annexation of Egypt in 30 BC, Octavian issued a series of coins commemorating his victory.
Antony was comprehensively defeated in one last battle in 30 BC, and as Octavian entered Alexandria, Cleopatra hid in her treasure house, (ironically also to be her mausoleum).
Indeed, apart from Octavian, the female characters are portrayed as the most skilled politically and often dominant over the males in their lives.
The opera's underlying theme is the Marschallin's awarenesss that she will inevitably lose Octavian because she is so much older (she is 35).
Two years later, his young officers Octavian and Mark Antony lead a force that defeats the rebel army in the Greek city of Philippi.
After the assassination of his friend Julius Caesar, he formed an alliance with Octavian and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, known to historians as the Second Triumvirate.
About seven million bottles of Chateau Lafites, Latours, Petrus', Palmers, Margauxs and Haut Brions have been stacked floor to ceiling in the disused mine, which was bought by Octavian wine merchants in 1989.