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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The Ara Pacis is a monument dating from 9 BC, commissioned by the Roman Senate as an altar in honor of the Pax Augusta, the peace brought about by Augustus's military successes and the supremacy of the Roman empire.