Western Roman Empire 100ce-600 Time Analysis

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Rome encountered many changes during the time frame of 100ce-600ce. Although there were events in Rome that remained during this time – for example, the laws of the Roman Empire because there were no problems with it – Rome encountered many changes – for example, the spread of Christianity that was due to Constantine’s choice of making it the official religion and the collapse of the Western Roman Empire that was due to external and internal conflicts. There were many changes that Rome encountered during this time one of which was the spread of Christianity. At first it was the pagan religion that was most popular, but Christianity took over. Also because the Roman Empire was such an important and large portion of Europe, it spread extremely…show more content…
There were multiple factors, external and internal, that caused the fall of the Western Roman Empire. The main external factor was the barbarians and their attacks while the main internal factor was political disagreements. The barbaric attacks were just one of the final blows to the empire after all of the other factors built up to its weakening. The attacks were very heavy and were also from Asiatic and Germanic invaders. There were also other external factors, but this was the one with the greatest impact since it was like the final blow. The internal conflicts that partially caused the fall of the Western Roman Empire were mostly composed of disagreements of Christianity, tax increases, power trips between leaders, etc. This fall led to a whole new age sometimes referred to as the “Dark Ages”. This was because all the people that were ruled by the Empire depended on protection, food, etc. so when the empire collapsed, they were left with nothing and had to strive very desperately to obtain back what they had lost. The change was imposed because the dependence of the people was completely and entirely destroyed since their dependence was just immensely strong. And so because they had lost it, their lives became much more
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