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How did Hun invasions contribute to the decline of Rome?
The Huns completely captured half of the Roman Empire during its decline causing Rome to change the capital.
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Hindu beliefs. The newly ruling Mongol warriors had no place for the peaceful ways of Buddhism, but Hinduism gained more ground.
Yes; most Indians today are Hindu.
They had many enemies that were always trying to take over. Another reason is that the Roman empire was so grand and large, that it was hard to organize and manage everything.… Conquered countries were starting to rebel, and it descended into chaos.
The decline of Rome was primarily due to three causes, two of which were mostly internal to Roman society. . Poor Leadership - The leadership of Rome was weak and often corr…upt, so that political and diplomatic decisions were often made to satisfy domestic pursuits. . Economic problems - The military dominance of Rome in the Mediterranean became an expensive prospect, and generals began to choose self-interests over the defense of the Empire. . Invasion Threats - The attacks from the Goths and other Germanic tribes became more frequent and more coordinated, eventually leading to their control over most of Italy, and finally Rome itself.
The Hun constantly kept attacking the borders of Rome so that weakened their military, and it was very costly to Rome. This also gave the Huns much land.
Attila is the leader of the Huns, but he did not attack first the Visogoths did.
The Huns pushed the Goths and Vandals east into the Roman Empire, which they progressively took over.
It destroyed the empire by pushing the Goths out of their territory and causing them to invade Roman territory. To say that the Huns destroyed the empire is a bit extreme. T…o say that they forced the Goths to invade the empire is inaccurate and to imply that the Goths destroyed the empire is extreme. The Ostrogoths asked to be allowed to settle in Roman territory south of the lower Danube and emperor Velens granted this. Thus, the Huns forced them to flee, but it cannot be said that they forced them to invade. As for the Ostrogoths, after defeating the Huns, they moved to Pannonia, but this had already been lost when Theodosius II was forced to ceded it to the Huns. Peoples who can be said to have been forced to invade due to the Hun's expansion are the Vandals, Alans, Sueves and Burgundians from central Europe who crossed the Rhine in 406. The Alemanni took advantage of this to seize Alsace, Lorraine and much of Rhaetia (Switzerland). What it can be said is that the Huns exacerbated the problem of population pressure of the land north of the empire which had been causing, in part, attacks of the Danube frontier, causing the invasions by peoples form central Europe directly, and from northwest Europe indirectly. The situation was complex. Alaric I of the Visigoths devastated Greece and then attacked Rome three times, besieging it twice and sacking it on the third attack. However, he did not do this because he wanted to destroy the empire. He was aggrieved because he was not appointed as a general of the Roman army as he had expected. Prior to this, the Visigoths had supplied the bulk of the imperial troops which defeated a usurper in Italy. After this, his successor moved to southeaster Gaul. After considering allying with a usurper there, he allied with the emperor and defeated the usurper. The Visigoths were granted land as allies. Visigoth and Burgundian soldiers took part in the Roman force which defeated Attila and halted the Hun's attempt at invading Gaul. The Visigoths later contributed to the loss of Gaul, but this was also due to the Burgundians and Franks and internal divisions in Roman politics. The Ostrogoth take over of Italy was commissioned by Zeno, the emperor of the east to depose Odoacer. Their king, Theodoric the Great sought to revive Roman culture and government.,
Rome declined due to a series of invasions from outside nations and corrupt government officials.
He didn't. He attacked Western Rome in 451 AD but was beaten in Gaul (France) by Western Forces under Flavius Aetius. A few years later he invaded Italy while Rome was still r…ecovering but again was forced to retreat due to disease. He died soon after and was never able to conquer Rome. Hope this is helpful.
He attacked in 447 Ad.
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Two of the cause of the decline of Rome were the lackadaisical attitude of the Roman citizens and the hiring of mercenary soldiers. It eventually lead to the sacking of Ro…me in 476.
Rome declined for a variety of reasons. First, they had grown too large to effectively govern. Rome was also suffering from considerable internal pressures. There were so …many religions within the borders that it was hard to feel a sense of unity with your fellow citizens. There were also several times the Black Plague killed significant numbers within the Empire; because of this Rome was forced to rely on outsiders for maintaining it's military might. These barbarians demanded more and more benefits in order to keep their loyalty. Rome had also developed a significant welfare state, where every citizen was entitled to at least some free food every day, publics baths, etc. Large amounts of the Imperial treasury were dedicated to maintaining the armies and the corn/bread dole for the people. This left little money in case of an emergency. Outside the Empire there was an increased number of migrating people fleeing into Roman territory, often violently, trying to find a better life for themselves.
The decline of the Roman Roman Empire started in what has been called the Crisis of the Third Century, during which: a) There were constant invasions across the frontiers of t…he empire which massively overstretched the army b) There was a string of military rebellions and usurpations with as many as 35 usurper emperors. Two parts of the empire broke away for a short time. c) There was runaway inflation. Hyperinflation was caused by many years of debasement of the Roman coins. The silver and gold content of silver and gold coins had been continually decreased by many emperors to make more coins to finance their expenses and to increase the size and the pay of the army. This devalued the coins. The coins eventually came to have virtually no value. They had as little as only 5 % of precious metal. This led to runaway inflation. The usurper emperors made this worse by issuing their own coins, which further increased the supply of money. The effects of out of control inflation were: 1) A breakdown in trade. It became difficult to exchange goods with a worthless currency. 2) The urban economy collapsed. Manufacturing in cities shrunk because their goods, which were for long-distance trade, could not be traded. 3) Agricultural production on the large landed estates became localised. Sales of crops for the cities decreased and these estates concentrated on production for local barter. 4) Many people migrated from the cities to the countryside and the population of the cities shrunk. 5) The owners of the large estates employed the migrants from the cities as servile labour. These people lost their rights and became tied to their landlords. 6) Distressed peasants who were leaseholders on the large estates were leaving their land in search for better opportunities. They were often turned into servile labour in the large estates as well. 6) The tax revenue of the state decreased, while expenditure increased as the size of the army increased. The mentioned invasions also led to greater reliance on a much expanded cavalry, which was expensive. 7) Taxation was increased and was raised in the form of demanding goods, which did not help the economy. Emperor Diocletian resorted to confiscating goods. These were ended by Constantine, but taxation remained a burden on the people for the rest of the history of the empire. Constantine the Great managed to bring inflation under control by creating a new and stable sold coin (the solidus). However, this benefitted only those who could afford gold coins. The masses had to make do with copper token money (the follis) which had been created because the previous coins had collapsed. The follis was very vulnerable to inflation. The overall result of the crisis was a decline of the economy of the empire which became fragmented and localised. Trade did not regain its previous levels; the economy remained less based on money and the gap between the rich and the poor who had to rely of the vulnerable follis widened. The changes in the economic structure created by the crisis were irreversible.