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The Fall of Rome within its Borders There are many pieces of writing containing facts and inferences about the reasons of the fall of the Roman Empire After reading selections from a number of writings on this topic it is somewhat clear what the main reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire were It was fundamentally due to over taxation inflation fear the sheer size of the empire and its inability to manage its resources throughout its territories With this weakness the peoples attitude loyalty patriotism and respect also rotted away The Rome Empire fell apart from the inside out Money played one of the biggest roles in the decline and destruction of Rome During the Civil War which started in 49 BC pay raises occured sometimes doubling a soldiers earnings It was the emperors way of buying loyalty or of fighting inflation There was also the issue of supplies transportation and food for the soldiers that had to be shipped Over the later centuries of the empire army became more and more costly Luxury was believed to destroy discipline and so could have been a factor in the last days of the empire During the same time when the empire tried to expand it used up its gold and silver and didnt have new mines to replace them So its coinage that was once pure silver was now less than pure Inflation made things harder on the empire add now an army who does not grow but its paycheck does This was definently a sure sign of Romes falling The people stopped being self-reliant and they expected something for doing nothing so therefore were made lazy This combination cannot be good for the future of a grand empire The Games were made into a diversion device which the people so blindly took after It bled the empire as thousands died and free grain was givin to poor people to keep them happy If
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