The idea of the ‘Pax Romana’ (or ‘Roman Peace’) is well known, in relation to the period of relative internal stability of the Roman empire from the first to the mid second centuries AD. Rome’s relationship with the concept of peace was not, however, a simple one, nor did they (or the Greeks) have a single term to cover the range of means, which the modern word encapsulates. Examining the Romans’ relationship with peace offers an insight into their frameworks of power dynamics within the Mediterranean world.
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|Antike Welt: Zeitschrift für Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte
|Published - 2018