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The Roman Empire fell on September 4, 476 when Roman Augustus, the Emperor of the Western Roman Empire, was deposed by Odoacer, a German chieftain.
The Eastern Roman Empire, i.e. the Byzantine Empire, continued until the Fall of Constantinople in 1453.

Fall of the Western Roman Empire - Wikipedia

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The Fall of the Western Roman Empire was the process of decline in the Western Roman ... By 476 when Odoacer deposed the Emperor Romulus, the Western Roman Emperor wielded negligible military, polit...

8 Reasons Why Rome Fell - History Lists - History (history.com)

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Jan 14, 2014 ... In the late fourth century, the Western Roman Empire crumbled after a nearly 500 -year run as the world's greatest superpower. Historians have ...

The Fall of the Roman Empire [ushistory.org]

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In fact, after the western part of the Roman Empire fell, the eastern half continued to exist as the Byzantine Empire for hundreds of years. Therefore, the "fall of ...

Fall of the Roman Empire (Article) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Oct 16, 2015 ... To many historians the fall of the Roman Empire has always been ... Although historians generally agree on the year of the fall, 476 CE, they ... Unlike the fall of earlier empires such as the Assyrian and Persian, Rome did not ...

Frequently Asked Questions - The Roman Empire

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Rome had always had its fair share of bad emperors. ... But when the Huns from the east attacked the Visigoths on the other ...

Causes for the Fall of the Roman Empire - Roman Colosseum

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What causes led to the Decline of the Roman Empire? ... the period in Ancient Roman history and civilisation when when Rome and its territories were ruled by  ...

The Fall of Rome: How, When and Why Did It Happen?

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The phrase "the Fall of Rome" suggests some cataclysmic event that ended the empire that stretched from the British Isles to Egypt and Iraq. But there was no ...

What led to the fall of the Roman Empire? - Telegraph

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Apr 8, 2011 ... Scholars point out that it was not a single, dramatic event – the decline of the Empire took place over around 300 years. Historians have ...

Rome.info > Fall of the Roman Empire, decline of ancient Rome

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There were several reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire. ... (A long period from Augstus to Marcus Aurelius when the Roman empire was stable and relativly ...