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Generally speaking there are two answers to this question. In all sense of the term of empire, it can be said that the Roman republic became an empire when the last remnants of its rival, Carthage was laid to waste. Rome then ruled the western areas of the Mediterranean Sea.

In another sense, the Roman Republic came to an end upon the rule of Augustus Caesar. At that point in 31 BC BCE, Octavian became Augustus Caesar and the "empire" ruled by an emperor can be said to be the end of the republic and into an empire.

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Acording to Caesar himself, the wars in which he took over the Roman Empire began in 49B.C and finished in 45B.C when the last supporters of Pompey in South Spain were defeated.

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