Pax Hispanica

Disciplines: History, Latin, Political Science

Latin for "Spanish Peace", meaning the short era of relative peace in Europe between 1598 and 1621 achieved by Spain.

The phrase is derived from Pax Romana, the Roman Peace.

Similarly phrased relative peace eras in history, in chronological order, include Pax Romana, Pax Mongolica, Pax Ottomana, Pax Britannica, Pax Americana, and Pax Europaea.

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