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End of an Era: The Fall of the Western Roman Empire, c. 350 - 550 CE
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This lesson covers the decline and fall of the Western Roman Empire, and the emergence of Christian, feudal kingdoms in Europe. This parallels the survival of the Eastern Roman Empire, and its territorial apex under Emperor Justinian the Great, who built the great church of Hagia Sophia.

Anirudh Kanisetti
BITS Pilani (Goa), history blogger, artist, podcaster. www.anirudhkanisetti.com

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  1. End of an Era


  2. Welcome back! I'm Anirudh. I'm a history blogger, artist and BITS Pilani (Goa) graduate. You can find me at augustanblog.wordpress.com medium.com/@indicusmaximus (Top writer on history!)


  3. The Fall of the Roman Empire in the West Migrations, economics, and other factors extinguished the Romans.. Or did they?


  4. Why Patience is Important The brash mistake of ome nuler posibydooms the Empire The brash mistake of one ruler possibly dooms the Empire


  5. Expedition of Han Wudi: c.140s BCE The Consequences of Emperor Wu's Expedition Hundreds of years later, the migration culminates: the Goths arrive at the borders of the Roman Empire MONGOLIA (209 BC 93 (156) AD) TUNGI TRI (156) ADL- MONGOLIC TRIBES UGRIC TRIBES TURK HUNYUXANBE RIBE SGTHIANS UGRIc NBEI SCYTHIANs XIONGNU XIONGNU XIANBEI XIONGNU Lout (capital) XIONGNU EMPIRE WUSUN (II BC TRIBE S A R Y A N XIONGNU WUHUAN XIONGNU ( BC) XIONGNU WUSUN TRIB E BAIYAN ON ON HAN YUEZHI TOCHARIANS KRORAIN DYNAST YUEZH IANG RONG ANGUTS TIBETANS


  6. Valens killed at Adrianople: 378 CE The Battle of Adrianople Theodosius is forced to allow the Goths into the Empire THE BATTLE OFADRIANOPLE Invasions of the 378A.D. Roman Empire 100-500 CE Capi Western Komann Empire , ons 4 451 Constantinople Rome Eastern Roman Empire Angles. Saxons Franks Roman cavary on right protects the drploymess of tde legion age -Goths -Visigoths whle tht on the dt aals the Vaigoth wagon Vandals 2 As Vsigoh cavalry sikes tron the flanks, n Msigoth cavalry drives the Roman cavaly fmm the fel As Visiestnavalry smies tronthe tanks.intantry anack from Google: Goths


  7. Attila crowned as ruler of the Huns: 434 CE The Scourge of God Huns, Vandals, Goths, etc. etc Invasions of the Roman Empire 100- 500 CE Hurn Capital Westem Western Chalons 451 Roman Empire anople Constantinople Rome Eastern Roman Empire Angles, Saxons - Franks -Goths Carthage Vandals Visigoths Ostrogoths -Huns -Vandals Play: Total War Attila


  8. n Plains: 451 CE Children should not be Emperors A succession of hapless rulers and court politics Attila in Gaul 451 CE Threatened Sacked Miles ologne Tournai ambrai Mainz Aiens Amiens Amiens rier Reims orm Beauvais Metz Chalons aris Strasbourg Orleans Troyes Romans, Visigoths, and Allies Huns and Allies Read: The Scourge of God, by William Dietriclh


  9. Odoacer deposes Romulus Augustulus: 476 CE The Fall of the Roman Empire in the West Rome is sacked and the imperial insignia are sent to Constantinople. The entity that dominated the West for nearly 1,000 years is ended Google: Sack of Rome


  10. But.. Wait.. There's still an Eastern Roman Emperor! A robust economy and better rulers keep the flames of civilization alive in the East


  11. Gothic Wars of Justinian and Belisarius: 535-554 CE The Last of the Romans The extraordinary career of Flavius Belisarius BZANTENE IT ALY VANDAL The Vandalic War between the Byzantine Empire and the Vandals KINGDOM Byzantine Empire and theen the AnWandal revolt in Tripolitana byrantine roops from Cyrenaics occupy he province spning 933) 2Kevel of Godas in Sardinia Gelmet, Kingof under his brother Tenzo ispring 533) CILY Greece and Sicly (June-Seplember 533) marches so Carnage folowed by feet and al the Batle of Ad Deomum (14 September Dyzantine army lands at Coput Vada and Gelimer fees om defeat to Buta Regia EMPI Cauthage, Belisarks comes out to meet hem BYZACENA KINGDOM Gelmer fees to M Papua,here he is CYRENAICA TRIPOLITAN Read: Belisarius, by Robert Graves


  12. The broad outline Middle Ages o CE 6oos120 1400s CE Bronze and Iron Ages 1800s CE 1900s CE Early High Late Renaissance Revolutions WWII arly High Late Renaissance Revolutions wwi 500s BCE-200s CE 1500s CE 3500s 60os E BCE Early Classical Late Enlightenment World War I 70os CE 200s 500os CE Antiquity Colonialism httbs://ubload.wikimedia.org/wikibedia/commons/d/d/Timeline of World History.bng


  13. Sun of Power Guess what's next!


  14. Thanks! Any questions? You can find me at: @indicusmaximus The Augustan Blog anirudh.kanisettiagmail.com