Definition of Pax Romana

1. Noun. The Roman peace; the long period of peace enforced on states in the Roman Empire.

Generic synonyms: Peace



Definition of Pax Romana

1. Proper noun. The long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire between 27 BC and 180 AD. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pax Romana

Pavlov
Pavlov's reflex
Pavlov method
Pavlova
Pavlovian
Pavo
Pavo cristatus
Pavo muticus
Pavy's disease
Pawaka
Pawnee
Pawsner
Pax Americana
Pax Augusta
Pax Britannica
Pax Romana (current term)
Pax gene
Paxil
Paxto
Paxton
Payena
Paykan
Paykans
Paymon
Payne
Payne's gray
Payne operation
Payr's clamp
Payr's membrane

Literary usage of Pax Romana

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1. History of the Romans Under the Empire by Charles Merivale (1865)
"Universal tranquillity; Pax Romana. THE conquests of Sulla and Lucullus, and still more The empire those of Pompeius, opened a new world to of the worid. ..."

2. An Outline History of the Roman Empire (44 B. C. to 378 A. D.) by William Stearns Davis (1911)
"The Pax Romana; General Prosperity of the Age. —Never had the world known a peace and prosperity like that of Augustus. The imperial galleys chased pirates ..."

3. A Federal South Africa: A Comparison of the Critical Period of American by Percy Alport Molteno (1896)
"Gradual consolidation leads to widening peace area—War at first favours internal peace—Pax Romana—Civilizing result of Roman peace—Gradual removal of ..."

4. History of the Romans Under the Empire by Charles Merivale (1856)
"THE POPULATION OF THE ROMAN DOMINIONS UNDER AUGUSTUS. — UNIVERSAL PEACE : PAX ROMANA. THE conquests of Sulla and Lucullus, ..."

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