Marcus agrippa personified the term right hand man as emperor augustus deputy he waged wars pacified provinces beautified rome and played a crucial role in laying the foundations of the pax romana for the next two hundred years but he served always in the knowledge he would never rule in his own name. Marcus vipsanius agrippa r p 64 62 bc 12 bc was a roman consul statesman general and architect he was a close friend son in law and lieutenant to gaius julius caesar octavianus and was responsible for the construction of some of the most notable buildings in the history of rome and for important military victories most notably at the battle of actium in 31 bc . By supporting his friend agrippa secured his place as augustus most trusted right hand man sources describe agrippa as being exiled at one point but it seems to have been a planned political move to position agrippa in the right area during a time of crisis. Marcus agrippa right hand man of caesar augustus kindle edition by lindsay powell steven saylor download it once and read it on your kindle device pc phones or tablets use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading marcus agrippa right hand man of caesar augustus
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