Ch 6 Sec 5 Voc. & Graphic Summary. Index #65. Vocabulary: Diocletian – Emperor of the Roman Empire around 284 A.D. Divided the empire into 2 regions, (east and west) He kept the wealthier eastern region.
Heavy taxes necessary to support the government.
Farmers leave land.
Middle Class disappears
Romans use to much slave labor.
Population declines because of disease and war.
People become selfish and lazy