Definitions for pax romanaˈpæks roʊˈmeɪ nə, -ˈmɑ-, ˈpɑks
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Pax Ro•ma•naˈpæks roʊˈmeɪ nə, -ˈmɑ-, ˈpɑks(n.)
the peace imposed by ancient Rome on its dominions.
Category: Ancient History
Origin of Pax Romana:
1880–85; < L: Roman peace
the Roman peace; the long period of peace enforced on states in the Roman Empire
The long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire between 27 BC and 180 AD.
Origin: From Latin. Coined by Edward Gibbon.
Pax Romana was the long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire in the 1st and 2nd centuries AD. Since it was established by Caesar Augustus it is sometimes called Pax Augusta. Its span was about 207 years.
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