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How did Augustus Caesar contribute to the success of the Roman Empire?

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The time Augustus took over the leadership of the Roman Empire is considered a time of growth in spite of the different internal challenges that threatened the stability of the empire. The civil war after the assassination of his uncle Julius Caesar and the threat posed by Brutus and his accomplices were some of the major challenges. Augustus was however successful in holding the vast empire together during these tumultuous times and ensured continued stability by instituting restructuring reforms within the administration. He changed some aspects of the military, and introduced new provinces to improve administrative efficiency. He further categorized these provinces...

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