Pax Romana[päks rō mä′nä, paks rō mā′nə]
- the comparative peace brought about by Roman rule over the Mediterranean world (27 - 180)
- any such relatively peaceful political condition resulting from the dominance of a large power
Origin of Pax RomanaClassical Latin Roman peace
- The long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire between 27 BC and 180 AD.
From Latin. Coined by Edward Gibbon.