stabilizing its borders, Rome started the Pax Romana (Roman Peace) that lasted over 200 years. Pax Romana did not necessarily mean peace for the empire itself, but rather, peace within the Empire. The threat of the rampaging legions were solved as they were placed away from the city of Rome, to control the borders. Fellow Romans no longer fought with each other, conspiracies were never created and each Emperors following one another fought with one violently. The Pax Romana lasted from 27 BC up to AD 180,
understanding the changes of trade between Europe and Asia can help us easily understand the changes of world trade. In this paper, I will focus on the changes of trade routes between Europe and Asia before and after the Black Death.