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Emperors During the Pax Romana In the Roman Empire. AIM: What was the Pax Romana ?. Do Now:?. Caligula. Mentally disturbed Assassinated after short brutal reign. Nero. Good administrator but vicious Murdered many Persecuted Christians Committed suicide. Hadrian.

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Emperors During the

PaxRomana

In the Roman Empire

AIM: What was the PaxRomana?

Do Now:?

caligula
Caligula
  • Mentally disturbed
  • Assassinated after short brutal reign
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Nero
  • Good administrator but vicious
  • Murdered many
  • Persecuted Christians
  • Committed suicide
hadrian
Hadrian
  • Consolidated earlier conquests
  • Reorganized the bureaucracy
marcus aurelius
Marcus Aurelius
  • Brought empire to height of economic prosperity
  • Defeated invaders
  • Wrote philosophy
gladiators
Gladiators
  • Condemned criminals
  • Prisoners of war
  • Slaves
  • Free men
start of the roman collapse
Start of the Roman Collapse
  • Cost of defense
  • Inflation
  • Overworked soil
  • Disease
diocletian
Diocletian
  • Absolute ruler
  • Limited personal freedoms
  • Fixed prices
  • Persecuted Christians
  • Divided empire East (Greek) and West (Latin)
diocletian1
Diocletian
  • He took eastern half, named a co-ruler
  • Would retire from power due to health
  • Civil war broke
constantine
Constantine
  • Fought 3 others for control
  • When he gained control he re-established 1 ruler
  • Moved capital to Byzantium, later Constantinople
western empire
Western Empire
  • Because of the capital being moved the west was open to invasions
  • Huns- Mongolian nomads
  • Germanic tribes- Franks, Burgundians, and Vandals
attila the hun
Attila the Hun
  • Marched with 100,000 soldiers
  • Attacked over 70 cities on the way to Rome
  • He could not gain control of Constantinople
  • Pope Leo I helped
last emperor
Last Emperor
  • Romulus Augustulus was the last Roman Emperor
  • Overthrown by German general named Odoacer
  • The Eastern half lasted until 1453 when they were conquered by the Ottoman Turks
causes of fall
Political

Burden not reward

Military interference

Civil war

Division of empire

Moving of capital

Social

Decline interest in public affairs

Disloyalty, lack of patriotism

Rich v. poor

Causes of Fall
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Economic

Poor harvests

Disruption of trade

Inflation

Tax burden

Rich v. poor

Military

Threat from European tribes

Low funds

Problems recruiting

Causes of Fall