Gaius Julius Ceaser played a critical role in the gradual transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. et tu Brutus!had a bridge built in 10 days to enter enemy territory. to then tear it down to prove a point.
Augustus Caesar (born Gaius Octavius) was the first Emperor of Rome, who assumed rule 17 years after Julius Caesar assassination. Along with Mark Antony, he conquered the senatorial armies and ruled the West portion of the then-growing Roman Empire.