Trying to save Rome
Mid 200s AD, Economic Crisis
Early 200s - 2 Emperors who attempt to Remedy
Diocletian ( 284 - 305 AD)
Created more Government jobs...coined more money to pay them
Constantine, lived (272 - 337 AD)
Constantine decided it would be easier to rule rome divided, builds a Eastern Capital: Constantinople. 313 Edict of Milan, legalized Christianity.
By 395 AD - Eastern Roman Empire breaks away, later becomes Byzantium - doesn’t fall until 1453.
Western Roman Empire fell 476 AD
To the Visigoths who invaded the city.