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Unformatted text preview: Marcus Aurelius was a philosopher whom had his own Stoic philosophy and was committed to duty. The Pax Romana was a time that brought peace, order, unity, and prosperity. Pax Romana also literally means Roman Peace. A few things that the Pax Romana brought about were increased protection of roads, increase in trade, and spreading of ideas and knowledge all throughout Rome. Religion was very diverse in Rome, but two major religions included Judaism and Christianity. Religion was a great advance in Rome because it brought citizens hope, gave them focus and direction, and gave them something to forward (especially after death)....
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- Spring '09