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Trying to save Rome

Mid 200s AD, Economic Crisis

Early 200s - 2 Emperors who attempt to Remedy 

	Diocletian ( 284 - 305 AD) 
		Built housing 
	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.