Pax Romana

Author: Adrian Goldsworthy
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0297864297
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Acclaimed historian Adrian Goldsworthy tells the story of the creation of the Empire, revealing how and why the Romans came to control so much of the world and asking whether the favourable image of the Roman peace is a true one.

Hegemonic Peace And Empire

Author: Ali Parchami
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134007035
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This book examines the language and the ideology of the Pax Romana, the Pax Britannica and the Pax Americana within the broader contexts of 'hegemony' and 'empire'.

War And Peace In The Ancient World

Author: Kurt A. Raaflaub
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470775475
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War. and. Peace,. Fear. and. Reconciliation. at. Rome. Nathan. Rosenstein. The
pax Romana – the long era of peace that prevailed throughout the ancient
Mediterranean under the aegis of Rome's imperial rule during the first and
second ... Most were defensive in nature, but major conquests were not lacking –
Britain under the Emperor Claudius and Dacia under Trajan, who also undertook
to overcome the mighty Parthian empire, an endeavor that only his untimely
death cut short.

Medicine And Religion

Author: Gary B. Ferngren
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421412160
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For the first 244 years (753–509 BC), in the conventional chronology, Rome was
ruled by kings, and for the last century (616–509 BC) it was under the rule of its
northern neighbors, the Etruscans. In 509 BC the Romans expelled the last of
their Etruscan kings ... end of the civil wars brought about the two-hundred-year
Pax Romana (Roman Peace), the longest continuous pe- riod of peace in the
history of the Western world. Under expansionist emperors the Roman Empire
spread from ...

The Fall Of The Roman Empire

Author: Martin M. Winkler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118589815
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... Eckstein further points out that the pax Romana, the Roman peace traditionally
dating from 31 BC, the Battle of Actium, to AD 250, was an ideal already pursued
during the Roman Republic. Mediterranean territories like Spain, North Africa,
and the Hellenistic kingdoms appeared to be pacified, largely thanks to the
disappearance of some of Rome's most dangerous enemies, especially
Carthage. This led Rome to stop expanding its borders by new wars of conquest
in those areas.

Preemption Prevention And Proliferation

Author: George H. Quester
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412815673
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As we trace our moral attitudes on the initiation of war further back in history, it is
hardly surprising that our typical baseline has been that peace is desirable; the
initiation of war is normally to be condemned, with any exceptions to this needing
... for peace.1 Our nostalgic memories of the glories of the Roman Empire show
up in the later pretensions of the Holy Roman Empire and titles derived from “
Caesar” such as “Kaiser” and “Czar,” but these memories relate also to “Pax
Romana,” ...

War Peace And The Bible

Author: Joseph Carter Swaim
ISBN: 9780883447529
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... that "the Roman world remains our clearest working guide to peace on a large
scale." Admittedly, world peace comes only through world organization. This,
however, cannot be achieved by conquest but only by consent and cooperation.
Pax Romana — but was it really peace? War was not raging, but is peace simply
the absence of war? Pax Romana embraced a great multitude of people, none of
whom enjoyed the right of self-determination. Everyone was ultimately subject
only to ...

Augustus Caesar

Author: Tammy Gagne
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1612285007
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He expanded the empire into Germany and nished what his great-uncle had
begun by completing the conquest of Spain. Although wars persisted in these
outlying areas, Rome itself remained remarkably peaceful during Augustus's
reign. He was a talented diplomat, creating peace with other empires such as the
Parthians to the east. Perhaps what is most remarkable, though, is that peace
lasted for more than two centuries. e era is now known as the Pax Romana,
meaning the ...

A Concise History Of The Jewish People

Author: Naomi E. Pasachoff
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742543669
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The spread of Christianity in the Roman Empire was a slow process until the 3rd
century C.E., which was a period of turmoil for Jews and Christians. During the
first three centuries Jews, scattered throughout the empire, had learned to adapt
to life under Roman rule, despite the devastation in Palestine of the Jewish War
and the Bar Kokhba rebellion. The great period of peace, the Pax Romana,
ended in 235 C.E. The Roman Empire was plunged into fifty years of upheaval,
civil war, ...