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What ancient city was the site of Rome's new capital?
Byzantium
What was the name of the new capital?
Constantinople
How long was the unity of the Roman Empire maintained after Constantine's death?
about 50 years
Who divided the Roman Empire for the last time?
Theodosius I
Which lasted longer, the Eastern or the Western Empire?
Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantium)
Who posed the greatest threat to the Western Empire?
the Germans
How did the Germans influence the Romans?
Romans imitated German hairstyles and clothing.
How did the Romans influence the Germans?
1) Germans organized into larger tribes with kings. 2) Germans learned Roman military methods. 3) Germans learned to read and write.
Why did the Visigoths ask permission to settle within the Roman Empire?
The Visigoths feared the Huns.
Where did the German army defeat the Roman army in 378?
Adrianople
Who was the leader of the Germans?
Alaric
What city did he sack in 410?
Rome
What German tribes invaded Britain?
Angles, Saxon, and Jutes
Why did the Western Roman Empire fall?
The invasion of the Germans barbarians. *The empire was based on a foundation of violence and force.
What most important historic event took place during the time of Rome?
The life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Ashkenaz
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Ostrogoths
2
Visigoths
3
Vandals
4
Franks
5
Angles
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Saxons
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Huns
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Attila
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