Roman commerce thrived, no pirates or enemy troops to plunder booty.
The literature, arts, and material achievements.
"The Roman blend of unity with diversity without an initial age of violence and repression" pg 228 Pax Romana A Roman Utopian, "a unified army and police for the civilized world, unified communications, a universal system of law, a common official language, yet the liberty to retains one's own language and culture also; freedom from want and freedom of trade". Pg 229 Pax Romana The Roman Empire was adjustable, yet stable, flexible, yet strong". Pg 230 Pax Roman Greek vx Roman Greeks thought was for their individual self-cultivation and then for their city-state (the polis).
Romans believed their whole empire as a city, where every person, no mater religion or ethnic culture, might one day enjoy the privileges of becoming a full Roman citizenship.
"Greeks thought of themselves and what they could contribute to "Greek history", Romans might be said to have foresight into human history, for they looked at the picture as whole, what Romans could contribute to human history.
Greek and Roman influence reached many lands as the Roman leagues conquered them.
Greeks practiced the arts where as Romans were best at practicing Government and law.
Government: "?? Became the 1st emperor to rule the Roman Empire, government in the city-states became very much improved under his rule.
Language: The Roman alphabet and their spoken language of Latin became the basis for the provinces such as French and Italian.
Law: One set of laws was put in use for the people; a form of lawyers interpreted the laws based on individual's cases.
Engineering: The Roman road system which ran throughout the entire empire and linked the providences together improved during the Pax Romana.
Aqueducts brought water to the bath houses...