The Fall of Rome Foreign Factors
Fall of Rome: Domestic and cultural occurences
Edict of Milan • Christians had been persecuted per the rules of Roman emperors such as Diocletian and Valerian. • ...the same shall be restored to the Christians without payment or any claim of recompense and without any kind of fraud or deception... • Wherefore, for this our indulgence, they ought to pray to their God for our safety, for that of the republic, and for their own, that the commonwealth may continue uninjured on every side, and that they may be able to live securely in their homes.
Fervent Christian who declared the Christian Faith as the official Roman faith in 380 AD. Theodosius
Disease • Population: • 60 million—year one • 45 million-200 CE • 40 million-400 CE