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EUH2021_S16 Report 1_Level 2 Scenario 1 Level 2 (solo report) 1- Read pp. 1-35 in R. (Barbara Rosenwein, A Short History of the Middle Ages). Write about the transformation of the Roman world at the end of the 7th century. Was 476 the end of antiquity and the beginning of the Middle Ages? According to the events studied in this chapter, which are the dates and the events that would be good “candidates” for the beginning of the Middle Ages? Explain. (300-500 words). The period of antiquity certainly did not end exactly when the Western Roman empire disintegrated, rather than disappeared as most tend to argue. We must first identify all developments that occurred within Rome to understand why it weakened over time. While it is true that the debasing of the Roman currency for periods of hundreds of years led to multiple coups, and the deaths of dozens of Roman Emperors, especially in the early 200s AD. In fact, coin debasement caused periods of runaway inflation for the romans which were difficult to

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