Why was the Roman Republic more like the Spartan oligarchy than Athenian democracy?
The fighting in the First Punic War took mostly took place—
Why was Justinian’s Code significant?
How did Caesar Augustus establish himself as Rome’s first emperor?
He permanently dissolved the Senate and all assemblies important to the functioning of the Roman government.
He accumulated a great deal of the public offices important to the functioning of the Roman government.
He officially declared the end of the Republic and the dawn of a new form of government.
He killed Julius Caesar and Gnaeus Pompey.