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Restoration and Fall

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*Restoration and Fall Overview

From Diocletian, who came to power in 284 AD to the collapse of the empire, this page outlines the restoration and fall of the Roman Empire.

*Diocletian and the Division of Power

Diocletian, as ruler of the Roman Empire, made many sweeping changes to the empire; this page discusses those changes.

*The Spread of Christainity

This page includes information about the conflicts between those who believed in the Christianity and the older religion of paganism.

*Constantine the Great

Although he tried to seize the empire in 206 AD, Constantine the Great became ruler of the Roman Empire in 324 AD. this page outlines how he used his power to promote his religion, Christianity as the state religion.

*A Fragile Prosperity

The reforms of Constantine and Diocletian made both the army and administration in Rome more stable. This is an example of one of the ways that the Roman Empire remained prosperous during the 4th Century.

*The Fall of the Western Empire

The western segment of the empire was the first to fall; this was also the beginning of the end for the Roman Empire. This page details how the western empire fell to the hands of the Visigoths, Vandals, Alans and Suebi.

*The Inheritors

This page discusses the aftermath of the division of the empire into the east and west. As well, this page details the dismemberment of each segment of the old empire.

     
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