17 September – On this day

The Senate met after Augustus’ death, which had occurred on the 19 August AD 14, and declared the first emperor of Rome a God to be worshipped by the Roman people.


Augustus in Egyptian style, on the temple of Kalabsha in Egyptian Nubia



Egyptian Augustus: “Augustus-in-Kalabsha” by hu:User:Lassi – hu:Kép:Augustus-in-Kalabsha.jpg. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons