Augustus was given the powers of an absolute monarch, but he presented himself as the preserver of republican traditions. He treated the Senate, or state council, with great respect, and was made Consul year after year.He successfully reduced the political power of the army by retiring many soldiers, but giving them land or money to keep their loyalty.
君主Senate [‘sɛnət] （古罗马）
理事会consul ['kɑnsl] （古罗马）执行官
Augustus was given the powers/of an absolute monarch,/
but he presented himself as the preserver/of republican traditions.He treated the Senate,/or state council,/with great respect,/and was made Consul/year after year.
He successfully reduced the political power of the army/by retiring many soldiers,/but giving them land or money/to keep their loyalty.
【Augustus】 was given the 【powers】/of an【absolute monarch】,/but he 【presented】 himself as the 【preserver】/of 【republican】 traditions.He 【treated】 the Senate,/or 【state】 council,/with 【great】 respect,/and was made 【Consul】/year after year.
He 【successfully】 reduced the 【political】 power of the 【army】/by 【retiring】 many soldiers,/but giving them 【land】 or 【money】/to 【keep】 their 【loyalty】.