Fall of Rome 500 CE
The last Roman emperor of the West has been deposed, marking the final end to Roman rule here.
The Roman empire has given two centuries of peace to the Mediterranean world.
After 225 CE, numerous major barbarian invasions triggered fifty years of grave troubles for the Roman world. Rebellions and mutinies destabilised the empire, most emperors had brief reigns and met violent ends, and one ...
The Roman world survived the crisis of the third century - but only just. It did so thanks to the efforts of a succession of soldier-emperors of humble birth. These emperors united the empire; they fought back the ...
The Roman Empire is divided into a Western and an Eastern half.
The city of Rome itself was sacked in 410, sending a shockwave around the empire.
The Huns attack the Roman empire.
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