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Decline of Rome. The Greatest Empire. 50 years – 26 Emperors. End of the Pax Romana. Diocletian 284 AD. Constantine 312 AD. Renames Byzantium - Constantinople. out West…. Decline of Roman Empire Hun push Barbarian tribes into Roman Empire. out West….

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Decline of rome

Decline of Rome


The greatest empire

The Greatest Empire


50 years 26 emperors

50 years – 26 Emperors

End of the Pax Romana


Diocletian 284 ad

Diocletian284 AD


Constantine 312 ad

Constantine312 AD

Renames Byzantium - Constantinople


Decline of roman empire hun push barbarian tribes into roman empire

out West…

Decline of Roman Empire Hun push Barbarian tribesinto Roman Empire


Decline of roman empire western military hires germanic immigrants

out West…

Decline of Roman Empire Western Military Hires Germanic Immigrants


Decline of roman empire alaric i 410

Decline of Roman Empire Alaric I410

German mercenaries turn on Rome


Out west

out West…

Attila the Hun


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Attila the Hun434“the scourge of God”Over ran most of Western Roman Empire collecting huge ransoms and extortion money from Rome


Attila and the church

Attila and the Church

  • Roman Catholic church negotiated a truce with Attila.

  • Church used it as propaganda for power

  • Led to control and power in the West


Fall of western empire 476 odoacer of heruli

out West…

Fall of Western Empire476Odoacer of Heruli

a German mercenary who became the first barbarian King of Italy


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Political

  • Oppressive Government

  • Division of Empire

  • Internal Power Struggles


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Military

  • No loyalty - Germanic

  • Germanic Invasions


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Economic

  • Increase in taxes to support big Government

  • Reliance on cheap/slave labor


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Social

  • Decline of Patriotism

  • Decline of Self-reliance of masses


Back in constantinople 537

Back in Constantinople537

Emperor Justinian

  • Hopes of taking back the great Empire


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Hagia Sophia

“oh, Solomon. I have surpassed even thee”

- Justinian


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Hagia Sophia


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Back in Constantinople537

Emperor Justinian

  • Hopes of taking back the great Empire

  • Stopped by the plague

    • killed up to 5,000 people per day in Constantinople

    • the Plague of Justinian killed as many as 25 million people across the world


Back in constantinople 5371

Back in Constantinople537

Emperor Justinian

  • Hopes of taking back the great Empire

  • Stopped by the plague

    Byzantine Empire could not afford to maintain Western Europe


The new empire in the east byzantine empire

The new empire in the eastByzantine Empire


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