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Pax Romana and world peace.

Lawrence Waddy

Pax Romana and world peace.

by Lawrence Waddy

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- History,
    • Rome -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 234-236.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG211 .W3 1951
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 240 p.
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6092921M
      LC Control Number51010164
      OCLC/WorldCa1905389

        The Pax Romana is famous for having provided a remarkable period of peace and stability, rarely seen before or since. Yet the Romans were first and foremost conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates in the east to the Atlantic coast in the west/5(). "[Pax Romana] offers two cheers for imperialism, saluting the Romans for bringing peace and stability to the Mediterranean basin on a scale and duration not seen before or since Two lessons for today stand out in the book: First, it is hard to make and keep a : Yale University Press.

        Pax Romana by Adrian Goldsworthy Adrian Goldsworthy’s latest book aims to examine what “Pax Romana” actually was, and how it was achieved. The term refers to the centuries of dominance of the Roman Empire, enforced by overwhelming military power, as well as diplomatic and economic hegemony. But what does “Pax” (peace) mean? There was . Pax Romana is a valuable read for even the most serious student of Roman history, and would be profitable reading for the layman interested in learning more about why Rome rose, endured for so long, and then fell. Note: Pax Romana is also available in paperback, $, ISBN , and as an eBook, ISBN ///

      A groundbreaking and comprehensive history of the Roman Peace from one of the leading historians of the ancient world Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD. Yet the Romans were conquerors, imperialists who took by . Pax Romana: War, Peace, and Conquest in the Roman World: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address /5().


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The book concludes with a few reflections on the "pax Romana," Roman peace as it existed over centuries. The author, Goldsworthy, says that "it took the domination of an empire like Rome to establish peace over such a wide area."Cited by: 3.

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The book concludes with a few reflections on the "pax Romana," Roman peace as it existed over centuries. The author, Goldsworthy, says that "it took the domination of an empire like Rome to establish peace over such a wide area."4/5. Pax Romana and World Peace by Waddy, L and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Pax Romana World Peace, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Waddy, Lawrence. Pax Romana and world peace. New York, W.W. Norton [] (OCoLC) Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Waddy, Lawrence. Pax Romana and world peace. London: Chapman & Hall, (OCoLC)   A groundbreaking and comprehensive history of the Roman Peace from one of the leading historians of the ancient world Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD.

From the jacket. "The Pax Romana provided a remarkable period of peace and stability, rarely seen before or since. Yet the Romans were first and foremost conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates in the east to the Atlantic coast in the west.

Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD.

Yet the Romans were conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates to the Atlantic coast. The Pax Romana lasted from the reign of Caesar Augustus (27 BC–AD 14) to that of Caesar Marcus Aurelius (AD –).

At the time of Christ and during the first generation of the church, much of the world was unified under Roman authority and enjoyed a relative peace.

Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD.

Yet the Romans were conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates to the Atlantic coast. Goldsworthy has given us an excellent book to complement his previous 10 dealing with Roman history.

This time his subject is the Pax Romana, that period of relative peace and stability enjoyed by some 70 million subjects of the Roman empire, beginning with the Principate of Augustus (27 BC) and ending with the death of Marcus Aurelius (AD ).

The Pax Romana (Latin for "Roman Peace") was a long period of hegemonial peace and stability (thus not without wars, expansion and revolts) experienced by the early Roman Empire. It is traditionally dated as commencing from the accession of Caesar Augustus, founder of the Roman principate.

Pax Romana is a rather gentle but comprehensive refutation of this view - or at least a solid thesis by the author that 'the pendulum has swung too far'.

In this book author and scholar Adrian Goldsworthy looks at Rome and its empire in a series of detailed studies - from conquest. Pax Romana, (Latin: “Roman Peace”) a state of comparative tranquillity throughout the Mediterranean world from the reign of Augustus (27 bce–14 ce) to the reign of Marcus Aurelius ( – ce).

Augustus laid the foundation for this period of concord, which also extended to North Africa and Persia. The Pax Romana, or Roman Peace, was the idea that the lands governed by the Empire enjoyed long-term stability and prospered because of their submission to Rome. Armies were sent to the frontiers to protect against the invasion of barbarians, whilst those inside the border happily donned the toga and quaffed wine by the gallon.

"[Pax Romana] offers two cheers for imperialism, saluting the Romans for bringing peace and stability to the Mediterranean basin on a scale and duration not seen before or since Two lessons for today stand out in the book: First, it is hard to make and keep a : Yale University Press.

A groundbreaking and comprehensive history of the Roman Peace from one of the leading historians of the ancient world Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD.

Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World by Adrian Goldsworthy follows the path the Romans took to world dominance. Learn how the Romans came to control so much of the world, discover what the Roman peace was like, how they dealt with hostility and rebellion, and what it was like outside the Pax Romana.

indexed pages, hardcover with dust : Yale University Press. The Pax Romana is famous for having provided a remarkable period of peace and stability, rarely seen before or since. Yet the Romans were first and foremost conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates in the east to the Atlantic coast in the west/5().

Buy Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World 01 by Goldsworthy, Adrian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). A groundbreaking and comprehensive history of the Roman Peace from one of the leading historians of the ancient world Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD.

Yet the Romans were conquerors, imperialists 5/5(1). In Pax Romana, Adrian Goldsworthy feeds our fascination for Rome by chronicling how the Romans conquered and then administered its empire.

As one of the most prolific and knowledgeable modern scholars of ancient Rome, Goldsworthy .