The Collapse of The Roman Empire Essay by Master Researcher

The Collapse of The Roman Empire
Attempts to uncover the economic reasons behind the collapse of the Roman Empire.
# 41667 | 1,650 words | 4 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 27, 2003 in Archaeology (Rome and Roman Empire)

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This paper argues that the Roman Empire catalyzed its own demise. The progressive taxation that peaked in the 5th century A.D., the increasing difficulty of rule from an aloof Rome and the economic inequality that existed, basically made it inevitable. The Roman society was simply not based on fundamentals that could sustain growth.

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