The most Gallic of French cartoon strips tells the tale of Obelix and Asterix as they fight the Roman legions trying to impose Pax Romana -- the peace of Rome -- on the barbarian tribes.
What does PR stand for?
PR stands for Pax Romana (Latin: Roman Peace)
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- Partial Response
- Partner (IRB)
- Passive Ranging
- Patent Rules
- Path Restorable
- Pathogenesis-Related (proteins)
- Patrick Roy (former hockey goalie)
- Patrol Vessel, River Gunboat (US Navy)
- Pattern Recognition
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Both pax Romana and pax Americana contradict the biblical sense of shalom peace.
Centuries later, the Roman Empire made its way here, changing Perge's fortunes almost immediately with trade and Pax Romana or the Roman Peace.
Part legal inquiry, part mystery whodunit, the fictional plot, constantly doubling back and folding in upon itself through the process of the repeated interrogation of multiple witnesses with divergent motives and viewpoints, revolves around the emperor's urgent need to bring to light (and of course to crush) a criminal plot that was devised to save a rabble-rouser who had originally been only a minor nuisance, but whose inconceivable emergence from the grave after a very public execution constitutes an embarrassment and, potentially, a threat to the stability of Pax Romana.
The Pax Romana stands out as the example in which, except for taxes and a few demands of behavior, the locals largely were free to continue as they were.
It fails to address just what went into the making of the Pax Romana and the long, brutish, but relatively peaceful Pax Pontifex of the Catholic Church.
Baldelomar, a graduate student at Harvard Divinity School, is director of the Pax Romana Center for International Study of Catholic Social Teaching, www.