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Wikipedia: Roman

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Roman or Romans may refer to:

  • A thing or person of or from the city of Rome.
History
  • Ancient Rome (9th century BC – 5th century AD)
    • Roman Kingdom (753 BC to 509 BC)
    • Roman Republic (509 BC to 44 BC)
    • Roman Empire (27 BC to 476/1453 AD)
    • Roman citizen
    • Byzantine Empire (330/476/629 to 1453), a Late Antiquity and medieval continuation of the Greek-speaking portion of the Roman Empire
    • Romaioi (Ρωμαίοι) or Romioi (Ρωμιοί), a self-identification of the Greek-speaking Christian population of the Empire dating to Late Antiquity (the term translates literally to “Roman”), still somewhat in use by Greeks
  • Holy Roman Empire (c. 900 to 1806), a medieval German-speaking state in Central Europe
Geography
  • Roman, Bulgaria, a municipality near Pravets
  • Romans-sur-Isère, in the Drôme département of France
  • Roman, Romania, a city in Neamţ county
  • Saint Roman in Monaco
  • Romans, Ain, a town in France
  • Roman, Eure, France
  • Romans, Deux-Sèvres, France
  • Romans d’Isonzo, a town in Italy
  • Roman roads
Christianity
  • Roman Catholic Church, a Christian church that professes the Catholic faith
  • Roman Missal, a book containing prayers and readings for a Roman Catholic Mass
  • Epistle to the Romans, a letter in the New Testament of the Christian Bible
Typography
  • Roman type, an upright typeface style, contrasted to italic
  • Times New Roman, a font
  • Roman (typeface), a raster font packaged with Windows XP
Literature
  • Romance (genre), a genre of Medieval French literature
  • Nouveau roman
Music
  • ROMANS (jpop), Hello! Project J-pop music group
  • Roman, an album by the Japanese musical group Sound Horizon
Mythology
  • Roman mythology
People
  • Roman (name), a male given name derived from Latin Romanus
    • See the above article for persons with the given name “Roman”
  • Roman, emperor of Bulgaria 971-991
  • Bernard Romans, Dutch-born navigator, surveyor, cartographer, naturalist, engineer, soldier, promoter and writer
  • Valter Roman and Petre Roman, Romanian politicians
  • Johan Helmich Roman, Swedish composer
  • Roman Bellic, a character from the game Grand Theft Auto IV
Other
  • Roman (film)
  • Roman alphabet (Latin alphabet), the standard script of the English language and most of the languages of western and central Europe, and of those areas settled by Europeans
  • Roman architecture
  • Roman army
  • Roman calendar
  • Roman candle
  • Romans (Heroscape), a race in the Heroscape Universe
  • Roman law, the legal system of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
  • Roman numerals, numeral system where certain letters are given a numeral value
  • Roman pot, a device used in accelerator physics
  • Roman religion
  • Roman surface, self-intersecting immersion of the real projective plane into three-dimensional geometrical space
  • The Romans (Doctor Who), An episode of the BBC production, Doctor Who
  • Roman (vehicle manufacturer), a Romanian truck manufacturer
  • Al-Rum, the 30th book in the Qu’ran, is sometimes translated as The Romans

See also

Note: the following entries are arranged in an etymological tree.

  • Roma
    • Romaic
    • Romanus
      • Aromanian
      • Romagna
        • Romagnol
      • Romaine
      • Roman
        • Romanesco
        • Romanesque
      • Romana
      • Romand
        • Romandy
      • Romania
        • Romanian
      • Romanicus
        • Romance
        • Romanic
      • Romanization
      • Romano
      • Romanos
      • Romansh
    • Rûm
      • Rumelia
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