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Unformatted text preview: Treaties were signed and barbarians received land peacefully. Theodoric the Ostrogoth recruited scholars and came up with If bar rulers sought to uphold Roman cultural normalities through their acts and patronage, what does this say about the fall of rome. **Bryan Ward Perkins- archaeological proof that standard of living decreased. Pottery and building tiles were looked at. Tiled roofs were less popular. Bones of livestock shrunk. Downward spiral in agricultural production. Churches were smaller. Coins decreased big time, and became de-monetized. Casual literacy declined majorly....
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