Pax Europaea

Disciplines: History, Latin, Political Science

Latin for "European Peace", meaning the era of relative peace in northern, southern, and Western Europe after World War II, and in all of Europe at the end of the century.

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 Hispanica, Pax Britannica, and Pax Americana.


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