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Octavian: Rise to Power

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Caesar Augustus wasn't always powerful. First he was Octavian. Author and historian Patrick Parrelli gives readers an engaging history lesson in the Novel, Octavian: Rise to Power, a work of creative nonfiction thatís the most in-depth and entertaining account of Caesar Augustusí rise to power.




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Description: Octavian: Rise to Power, an historical novel by Patrick Parrelli about ancient Rome
An adventurous undertaking, this meticulously researched epic is cross-referenced with the ancient writings of Appian, Suetonius, Plutarch, and Dio. It chronicles the story of Julius Caesarís eighteen-year-old great-nephew Octavianís rise to power. After Caesar is assassinated in 44 BC and Octavian learns that Caesar adopted him as his son in his will, he sets out on a path of vengeance that doesnít end until he takes his place.

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