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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 opera's signature 'presentation of the rose' scene is quite poignant, including excellent use of camera angles to capture the moment when Octavian and Sophies' eyes first meet.
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's chairman and CEO Richard Hurowitz will continue to serve at the company.
Octavian Thamrin, heading a high-ranking delegation, arrived in Tehran on a three-day visit starting on Monday to attend the fifth meeting of Iran-Indonesia Political Consultative Committee.
I will also argue that, as a result, this selection subsequently influenced the designs of Octavian's gold and silver AEGVPTO CAPTA coinage, the bronze Nemausus coinage, and the coinage of Juba II of Mauretania.
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).
Following their mother's death, she and her brothers are paraded through Rome in chains and their lives placed in the hands of the mercurial emperor Octavian. At first, the goddess Isis sends messages for Selene and Octavian carved in bloody hieroglyphics on Selene's hands and arms.
The 'man', Octavian, is the lover of the opera's principal female character, the aristocratic Marschallin, and the opera's opening scene finds them in bed together.
The plays of 'Octavian and the Nativity', performed by Shenandoah University, and 'The Shepherds', performed by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, constituted a dramatic study in contrasts.