Some articles on roman, romans:
... Roman roads were a vital part of the development of the Roman state, from about 500 BC through the expansion during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire ... Roman roads enabled the Romans to move armies and trade goods and to communicate ... The Roman road system spanned more than 400,000 km of roads, including over 80,500 km of paved roads ...
... to St Michael's Church) which contains much information about the town, both as a Roman and Iron Age settlement, plus Roman history in general ... and many other artefacts such as pottery, jewellery, tools and coins from the Roman period ... It is considered one of the best museums of Roman history in the country and has won an architectural award for its striking domed entrance ...
... Roman (bidding system), a contract bridge bidding system Roman candle (firework) Roman chair, the exercise equipment Romans, a race in the Heroscape Universe The Romans (Doctor Who), an episode of the BBC production ...
... The abbey and the associated Anglo-Saxon settlement were founded outside the Roman city ... The abbey is near the site of a Roman cemetery, which, as normal in Roman times, was outside the city walls ... It is unknown whether there are Roman remains under the medieval abbey ...
... First officially used by the Roman Catholic Church in the Unitatis Redintegratio, "Separated brethren" is a term sometimes used by the Roman Catholic ... Council, per the pronouncements of the Council of Trent, the Roman Catholic Church officially referred to Protestants and other non-Roman Catholic Christians as "heretic ... Since at least the mid-1990s, the term has often been replaced by Roman Catholic officials with phrases such as "other Christians" ...
More definitions of "roman":
- (noun): An inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire.
- (adj): Characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions.
- (adj): Of or relating to or supporting Romanism.
Example: "The Roman Catholic Church"
Synonyms: r.c., Romanist, romish, Roman Catholic, popish, papist, papistic, papistical
- (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Rome (especially ancient Rome).
Example: "Roman architecture"; "the old Roman wall"
- (adj): Relating to or characteristic of people of Rome.
Example: "Roman virtues"; "his Roman bearing in adversity"; "a Roman nose"
Famous quotes containing the word roman:
“Its no accident that of all the monuments left of the Greco- Roman culture the biggest is the ballpark, the Colosseum, the Yankee Stadium of ancient times.”
—Walter Wellesley (Red)
“The gale, it plies the saplings double,
It blows so hard, twill soon be gone:
To-day the Roman and his trouble
Are ashes under Uricon.”
—A.E. (Alfred Edward)
A mothers form upon my ken,
Guiding my infant steps, as when
We walked that ancient, thoroughfare,
The Roman Road.”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)