The decline and fall of Rome

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  • 200

    Rome's Economy Began to fall

    Rome's Economy Began to fall
    As government weakened, law and order broke down.Roman soldiers and invaders seized crops and destroyed fields which would soon spread hunger throughout the roman economy.
  • 235

    The last Severan Ruler died.

    The last Severan Ruler died.
    Rome's Government became very weak.
  • 284

    Diocletian became emperor.

    Diocletian became emperor.
    To stop the empires decline he introduced Reforms.
  • 300

    The Huns

    The Huns
    The Huns entered Eastern Europe and defeated the Ostrogoths.
  • 312

    The issue of orders

    The issue of orders
    To aid the economy Constantine issued several orders. The sons of workers had to follow their fathers' trades, the sons of farmers had to work the land their fathers worked, and the sons of soldiers had to serve in the army.
  • 337

    Constantine became a christian.

    Constantine became a christian.
    Constantine became the first roman emperor to become christian.
  • 378

    The Visograths

    The Visograths
    In 378 they defeated roman legions at the battle of Adrianople.
  • 395

    The Roman Empire splits.

    The Roman Empire splits.
    The roman empire was split into two different empires.
  • 406

    The Rhine River

    The Rhine River
    The Rhine River in western Europe froze.
  • 410

    Alaric

    Alaric
    The Visigoth leader Alaric and his soldiers captured Rome itself.
  • 455

    Vandals

    Vandals
    In 455 the Vandals entered Rome.
  • 476

    Odoacer

    Odoacer
    Odoacer took control of the western empire overthrowing the 14 year old Augustulus.
  • 550

    The western Roman empire had faded away.

    The western Roman empire had faded away.