10 BCE – Drusus barely escapes from Germany.
Augustus celebrates his 52nd birthday.
Octavia dies.
Antonia gives birth to Tiberius Claudius Drusus – the future emperor Claudius.
9 BCE – Drusus becomes consul.
Then he goes back to Germany where he is warned by a giant woman to return home or die.
So he returns back to Gaul, but breaks his leg – and dies.
To top Augustus’ losses off, in 8 BCE Maecenas dies.
By 8 BCE, Augustus has lost all of his closest friends and advisors.
Only one remains – Tiberius.
At least until Caius and Lucius come of age.


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