Synonyms for roman empire |

Synonyms for roman empire

1. roman empire (n.)

an empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire; at its peak lands in Europe and Africa and Asia were ruled by ancient Rome


2. western roman empire (n.)

the western part after the Roman Empire was divided in 395; it lasted only until 476


3. holy roman empire (n.)

a political entity in Europe that began with the papal coronation of Otto I as the first emperor in 962 and lasted until 1806 when it was dissolved by Napoleon