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】.