Pax Romana

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Pax Romana

(ˈpæks rəʊˈmɑːnə)
n
(Historical Terms) the Roman peace; the long period of stability under the Roman Empire

Pax Ro•ma•na

(ˈpæks roʊˈmeɪ nə, -ˈmɑ-, ˈpɑks)
n.
the peace imposed by ancient Rome on its dominions.
[1880–85; < Latin: Roman peace]

Pax Romana

- An uneasy peace, as one imposed by a powerful state on a weaker or vanquished state.
See also related terms for imposed.
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Noun1.Pax Romana - the Roman peace; the long period of peace enforced on states in the Roman Empire
peace - the state prevailing during the absence of war
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So, they attacked the empire with all of their forces and armies especially the Goths and Europeanizes, and when they attacked it they did not want to destroy it, but they wanted to find a peaceful place, in the Romanian peace known as PaxRomana, for them within it so as to enjoy its system, civilization and wealth.
See generally International Catholic Movement for Intellectual & Cultural Affairs, PAXROMANA.
The use of the navy in 1850 to blockade Greece in the Don Pacifico affair, in order to force the payment of damages to a British passport holder whose property had been damaged in an anti-Semitic riot in Athens, was defended by Henry, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, the Foreign Secretary, in Parliament with reference to the role of Britain as offering guarantees equivalent to those of the PaxRomana of classical fame.