Map of the Roman Empire in 180 AD. This is towards the end of the "Pax Romana"( Roman Peace).

Map of the Roman Empire in 180 AD. This is towards the end of the "Pax Romana"( Roman Peace).

During Pax Romana Romans celebrated 130 holidays as well as teams of charioteers competing in races in the circus maximus. Other holidays crowds watched gladiators.

During Pax Romana Romans celebrated 130 holidays as well as teams of charioteers competing in races in the circus maximus. Other holidays crowds watched gladiators.

Caesar Augustus reigned as emperor of the Roman Empire during a time of relative peace and prosperity – The Pax Romana. Many beautiful buildings were erected during this time. Old traditions were b...

Caesar Augustus reigned as emperor of the Roman Empire during a time of relative peace and prosperity – The Pax Romana. Many beautiful buildings were erected during this time. Old traditions were b...

Pax Romana 1

Pax Romana 1

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Pax Romana XXV [CD]

Pax Romana XXV [CD]

Romanian Pax

La villa de Adriano en Tivoli. El corazón del Imperio durante la PAX ROMANA. Residencia privada del Emperador y sede de su gobierno.

La villa de Adriano en Tivoli. El corazón del Imperio durante la PAX ROMANA. Residencia privada del Emperador y sede de su gobierno.

Pax Romana (Latin for "Roman peace") 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 (27 BC to 180 AD)

Pax Romana (Latin for "Roman peace") 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 (27 BC to 180 AD)

The Pax Romana "Roman Peace" showed many new accomplishments within Rome. This site provides many interesting ones.

The Pax Romana "Roman Peace" showed many new accomplishments within Rome. This site provides many interesting ones.

Octavian Augustus Caesar 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD -  Octavian, reformed the Republic as a Principate, with himself as Rome's "first citizen" (princeps).  he is customarily called the first Roman Emperor.

Octavian Augustus Caesar 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD - Octavian, reformed the Republic as a Principate, with himself as Rome's "first citizen" (princeps). he is customarily called the first Roman Emperor.

According to scholars both ancient and modern, Rome was at peace - at least internally - for a few centuries. But how peaceful was the "Pax Romana"?

What Was Life Like During the Pax Romana?

According to scholars both ancient and modern, Rome was at peace - at least internally - for a few centuries. But how peaceful was the "Pax Romana"?

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