Meantime the good understanding between Octavian and the Senate had come to an end.
But for the commanders, Octavian and his able lieutenant, there was nothing to regret.
Octavian slightly blushed, took Max's arm, and the visit terminated without further incident.
A few had voted for Octavian, and some also for Magister Bernard.
His life was spared, and he was sent by Octavian to Spain as governor.
They also abound in the scene between Octavian and Lerchenan in the third act.
It was not for eleven months after the battle of Actium that Octavian entered the open gates of Alexandria.
To rid himself of annoyance by them, Octavian needed all the help he could get.
Octavian hastened to Brundusium, and with difficulty raised a sufficient sum of money to calm their discontent.
Thus Octavian became the sole master of practically the whole world.
masc. proper name, from Latin, from Octavius, from octavus "eighth," from octo (see eight).
But although we find so marked differences in the use of the numerals as names, it is impossible to believe that this use did not arise in the same way for all; that is, that they were at first used to distinguish children by the order of birth. But when we find them as praenomina in historical times it is evident that they no longer referred to order of birth. [George Davis Chase, "The Origin of Roman Praenomina," "Harvard Studies in Classical Philology," 1897]