Why Did Rome Fall?


In 395 AD, after the battle of the Frigidus River, Theodosius was emperor over a united Roman Empire. Its extent was virtually the same as it was at the time of Trajan, the golden ageĀ  But less than a century later, a Germanic officer sent the regalia of the Western Emperor back to the East, saying that it was no longer required.

What had gone wrong?

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