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I can't edit the page, but I'd like to point out that the info bar on the right side says that he reigned from "16 January 27 BC – 19 August AD 14", I could be wrong, but shouldn't that 2nd date be 19 August 14 AD? Just that the 14 and the AD are switched around incorrectly. Just wanted to point that out, if I'm wrong then ignore this. Thanks!
Instead of describing his religion as "Roman paganism", it would be better to refer to the "ancient Roman religion". Paganism was a pejorative term coined much later and would be an anachronistic way to refer to the official state religion of Augustus's Rome. ". — Preceding unsigned comment added by Harikumar7891 (talk • contribs) 17:17, 25 January 2015 (UTC)
No, that's just utter rubbish.220.127.116.11 (talk) 14:09, 16 January 2016 (UTC)
"Ancient Roman religion" could just as easily refer to Christianity, seeing how it was adopted by the Romans in late antiquity. The phrase "Roman polytheism" would be just fine and neutral for that matter. The link "Roman paganism" redirects to the article Religion in ancient Rome, while the link "Greco-Roman paganism" redirects to the article Hellenistic religion. Either choice would be fine, really.Pericles of AthensTalk 21:47, 11 February 2015 (UTC)
In this changeUser:18.104.22.168 claims that Augustus completed the corrections to the Julian calendar in February AD 4. The source cited indicates the last change to the leap year cycle as part of Augustus's correction was the omission of the leap day in February AD 4. I believe, in a brief summary, it is better to indicate the first month that fully agreed with the proleptic Julian calendar, which is March AD 4. Otherwise, readers might assume that February AD 4 was in full agreement with the proleptic Julian calendar, and mistakenly think 29 February AD 4 existed. Jc3s5h (talk) 17:55, 11 February 2015 (UTC)
Hi. The part "Following the assassination of his maternal great-uncle Julius Caesar in 44 BC, Caesar's will named Octavius as his adopted son and heir." needs a bit of a fix. I have mulled it over, but cannot come up with something to resolve the non sequitur. Thanks Rui ''Gabriel'' Correia (talk) 09:01, 29 June 2015 (UTC)
No problem. I'm not sure how long it's been written like that, since I wrote the article back in 2007 or thereabouts (before submitting it as an FA candidate). It's hard to micromanage all of the articles I've written, especially since I don't usually come onto Wikipedia these days. So once again, I sincerely thank you for highlighting this. Pericles of AthensTalk 23:56, 4 July 2015 (UTC)
While you have contributed to this article significantly, you certainly did not "write it". Nobody is justified in saying such a thing about this article.--Tataryn (talk) 03:53, 5 July 2015 (UTC)
The majority of what I wrote is still here, but you're right, it's been improved by many others over time (and at least had a skeletal frame to work with when I started). However, saying that I just "contributed significantly" hides the fact that I did about 80% of the research and consultation of sources. The biggest contribution since then has been the addition of citations from a slew of new academic sources (from 193 citations when I was done with it to about 240 that exist presently). Pericles of AthensTalk 04:51, 5 July 2015 (UTC)
Shouldn't dates be given in the Common Era system (BCE/CE instead of BC/AD), per wiki style? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 15:51, 15 October 2015 (UTC)
You seem to have misinterpreted Wikipedia style on this point, which may be found at WP:ERA. That says "Do not change the established era style in an article unless there are reasons specific to its content." Jc3s5h (talk) 17:51, 15 October 2015 (UTC)