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Honoring Our History Episode 15 – Roman Empire Finale

The grand finale of the Roman Empire is finally here! For this exiting last episode on this topic, Barbute and Lauritz goes through the following topics in somewhat jumbled order:

1. Wrap up of “good emperors” and commodus (preprepared)
2. Year of 5 emperors, crisis of the imperial office, crisis of empire
3. Severan dynasty, military dictatorship
4. Caracalla and fucking with the denarii
5. Overall decline, changes in peopulation, economy, military, 235–284 AD
6. Diocletian and imperial reforms, tetrarchy
7. Constantine the great, early church
8. Religious bait
9. Recovery/resurgance of the 4th century
10. Goths across the danube, Adrianople
11. Alaric, sack of rome, western empire crumbling
12. Romulus Augustulus

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MartinA
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Peter Heather makes a very compelling case for the reason for Romes fall was that contact with the empire had utterly transformed the barbarians. The Marcomanni or Visigoths or Vandals or Franks or Allemanni that the romans faced in the 4th and 5th centuaries were totally different beasts than the Cherusci of Herman in 9ad. In the 4th centuary the same tribe under the same leader could come back again and again. Under the same leader. Something that Hermans loose federation of 9ad could not do, one defeat and it was scattered. The kings of the 4th centuary had professional… Read more »
Holy Vehm
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(((Roman Empire)))