Definitions for "octavian"
Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
Julius Caesar's grandnephew and adopted son; defeated conservative senators following Caesar's assassination; later defeated forces of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra in Egypt; offered title of Augustus by Senate; became first Roman emperor. (p. 156)