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The Fall of the Roman Empire could be linked to many differentaspectsarmycitizensbarbarianism Personally I think that all these reasonsare linked and headed by the decline of the Roman emperor The deficientEmperor role led to the lacking military response to invasionscivil warand peasant uprisingsROMAN EMPIRE AND ITS EMPEROREver since the adoptive system which was installed by Marcus Aurelius wasnever reinstalled after his deatheffective leadership in governing Romewas lacking It was clearly visible that the Roman Emperor was the backboneof Roman stability and therefore the strength of the Roman army was alsocrucial in ensuing the empires stability But this stability wasdrastically altered when corruption and necessary errors werecommittedECONOMIC BARBARIAN AND MILITARY PROBLEMSThe Roman Empire was plunged into military anarchy and raided by barbarousGermanic tribes causing a major burden from an economic standpoint Emperorsfeeling pressure from all directions resorted to manners which depletedarmyand citizen moral The personal dreams of empirical leaders was nevercapable of re-stabilizing the Empire after the invasions For instanceConstantine created a substantial field force where he recruited manyregiments from GermanyHe greatly increased the German generals 1 Aurelius alsointroduced the German element into the Empire He established a precedentfor settling Germanic peoples barbarians to the Romans in Roman territoryto try secure peace2 He felt the only way to preserve the Empirewas to host all those who wished to live within its territory These Germanunits under Roman commanders did not easily fall to the traditional Romandiscipline and command The reluctance to submit to Roman rule allowed Rometo lose the tactical superiority that it once had and enjoyed over theGerman barbarians This loss of tactical supremacy destroyed the elitedisregarding their once owned power and thus causing change on top of theRoman Empire elite According to Andre PiganiolThe destruction ofthe elite handed over power to a new oligarchy of the newly wealthy and ofhigh officials who came from barbarous elements of the population3Piganiol continues to state thatconquered nationalities had in no waylost consciousness of their origin and many were
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