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Jones blames the fall on the decline in the roman economy that was supporting, through heavy taxation, non-contributing member of society and the military to the detriment of the peasant class who shouldered the burden of producing the income for the empire. The phrase the fall of rome suggests some cataclysmic event ended the roman empire which had stretched from the british isles to egypt and iraq but at the end, there was no straining at the gates, no barbarian horde that dispatched the roman empire in one fell swoop rather, the roman empire fell. On this episode of the torch, we examine the history of the decline and fall of the roman empire, a literary masterpiece written by edward gibbon here to discuss the lessons the history of the decline and fall of the roman empire has to offer is leo damrosch ph.
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