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Q: When was Rome weak?
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Why did the vandals sack Rome?

Rome was weak.


Why did barbarics tribes conquer Rome?

Rome was weak "morally."


What country overtook Rome?

The barbarians overtook Rome when Rome was at a weak point.


What events led to the fall of rome?

After the death of Constantine, the empire became weak and invaders swept across Rome's borders and overwhelmed the empire. The Romans could not defeat the intruders. Because of that Rome became powerless and weak.


What reasons did outside groups invade Rome?

The outside groups such as German Barbarians (no offence to any current germans) and Mongolians wanted to invade rome because rome had alot of territory and at the time seemed to be a weak target with lots of gold. The Vandals sacked Rome in 455 A.D. They did it because Rome was weak.


What reasons did outside groups invaded Rome?

The outside groups such as German Barbarians (no offence to any current germans) and Mongolians wanted to invade rome because rome had alot of territory and at the time seemed to be a weak target with lots of gold. The Vandals sacked Rome in 455 A.D. They did it because Rome was weak.


Reasons for the Fall of Rome?

Reasons for the Fall of Rome: Weak military, bad leadership, failure to collect taxes, and Germanic invasion.


Who is the weakest emperor of rome?

Emperor Honorius was a very weak emperor, he was responsible for the beginning of the Western Empire when the Visigoths Sacked Rome.


How did the battle of Adrianople affect the fall of Rome?

it made all of the soilders weak


Was the break of Rome to do with religion?

Rome became weak after a deadly plague that killed about 2000 people per day. Some time after that Rome fell to the Gauls. (Almost like the story of Asterix and Obelix)


Did Cleopatra hurt Rome or help Rome?

Cleopatra could in no way hurt Rome. She was a minor queen of a weak country with no military to speak of. However she actually helped Rome. By her defeat she enabled the civil wars to end and the Pax Romana to begin.


How did weak rulers weaken Rome?

A weak or impotent leader invited competitors to try to takeover. With the internal contests, it was easier for the incoming Eurasian peoples to take over.


What happened to the Senators when they tried to regain power of Rome?

The senators went politically weak when they tried to regain power of Rome. They lost most of its political power and prestige.


Why did invaders come out of the north to fight Rome?

The Northern Frontier was a weak spot of the Roman Empire.


What were the reasons for the fall of Rome?

There were many reasons for the fall of Rome. Some of them are a weak military, poor political leadership, political corruption, pressure on the borders by invading forces, and a poor economy.


Name a weak ruler of ancient Rome?

Nero.He famously carried on with his jolly tune on the violin, even though a smoke detetor was going off: he fiddled while Rome burnt !


In ancient rome the most powerful ruling body of the government was the?

In Ancient Rome, the Senate was the most powerful ruling body of the government. The Senate started off fairly weak, but eventually grew more powerful.


What was the period in Rome where there was a weak senate and one man held most of the power over Roman citizens?

The Principate.


Discuss two reasons for the fall of rome?

Rome was a large empire, and the problem with all empires is that they spread themselves out too much. The Roman Army had to protect land in Northern England all the way to the Middle East and Eygpt. So when the Celtics and the Huns attacked Roman land, the Roman Army could not provide enough security to its peoples in England, Germany, and Middle East. And Rome was corrupt. Its senate was occupied by rich, corrupt politicians. Therefore, betrayal and corruption made the Roman government weak. Every politician was out for his own. A weak government combined with foreign attacks lead to the fall of Rome. Rome had weak leaders that forgot what duty and honor meant, so a once mighty empire fell.


Was Julius Caesar considered weak?

Not at all. He was a formidable soldier and had overborne all the political traditions of Rome to become its absolute ruler.


How did the Roman empire military effect the fall of the Roman empire?

the roman army was weak so it could not defend the empire from barbarians who attacked it in the twilight of Rome (Rome was captured in 476 AD by a barbarian named Odacer)


When soldiers guarded the romen roads what was the situation after the Fall of Rome?

As the Roman Empire became increasingly weak, the roads were left unguarded and were quite dangerous. By 1500 you had to wear a full suit of chain mail to walk from Rome to Florence.


What made Rome weak enough that the Visigoths could conquer it?

The other colonies started to desert it and becasue the leaders were ver ppor compared to the others.


What caused the weakening and then the collapse of the Roman Empire in Western Europe?

The civil wars, to gain power, and the German tribes who in the north invaded Rome who was weak.


How did weak government and ineffective leaders help lead to end of the western roman empire?

Ineffective leaders make weak governments. When Rome had leaders who were more interested in personal glory and ease and tried to govern by paying off their opponents, the empire crumbled.