• A Latin term referring to the Empire in its glorified time

  • It all began when Augustus came to power in 27 B.C.

  • This era lasted until 180 A.D. ; death of Marcus Aurelius.

  • These 200 year02_The_Forum_Rome.jpgs of peace yielded: pax.jpg

    • Extended boarders to Asia minor along with secured boarders & frontiers with occasional foreign wars, but nothing major.

    • Moderate order and good government

    • Prosperity:

      • Improved Harbors

      • Cleared Forests

      • Drained Swamps

      • Turned unused land into farms

    • Roads were built

    • Products from all over the empire flooded rome

    • Built new cities and expanded old ones

    • Colosseum.jpg




-Works Cited-
"Pax Romana." UNRV History.Web. 18 May 2011. <http://www.unrv.com/early-empire/pax-romana.php>