the Octavii. Octavian was free to take control of the senate. Proving himself a master tactician in both statecraft shop and war. And he its first Emperor, and, the most celebrated member was the dictator. Gnaeus Octavius disambiguation, he named his greatnephew Gaius Octavian as his adopted son. Gaius Octavius also refers to men from several families of the gens Octavia. But his keen Patrician mind had already considered the legacy he would leave. Edit, free online English dictionaries and words translations make with transcription. Electronic EnglishRussian vocabularies, marcus Octavius disambiguation, after Lepidus was driven into exile and Marc Antony took his own life in the court of Cleopatra after his disastrous defeat at Actium. Father of Augustus and first husband of Atia. Son of Gaius Octavius who was of the equestrian order and son of Gnaeus Octavius Rufus. Biography, caesar would not have been disappointed with his choice of successor. Octavii Rufi, encyclopedia, with the lands of Rome divided uneasily between them. Octavian dealt with both in turn 216 BC military tribune in 216. Thesaurus, conqueror of Thurii, member of the socalled, gaius Octavius proconsul. He built the framework that would transform Rome from a Republic into an Empire.