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Pax Romana

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Definition: "Peace of Rome." It began with Augustus Caesar and lasted about 200 years. During this period, Roman conflicts with outsiders were few and far between. It was a time of prosperity all through the Empire, as culture, law, and economic growth flourished.

Related Resources:
All About Augustus Caesar
Comprehensive site examines all aspects of the first of the Roman Emperors.

The Augustun Age
Article examines the times that Augustus lived in and how they were reflected in his rule.

Elsewhere on the Web:
Pax Romana
Read for yourself how Rome kept the peace for hundreds of years.

Augustus Caesar and the Pax Romana
The shadow of the first emperor was a long one. See how his legacy kept the peace long after he was gone.

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