Western Civ. I –Reading Questions Name: Ethan Pleshar The End of the Roman Empire in the West Extortions of Maximinus (Herodian) What kind of Emperor was Maximinus? How did he treat his people? Maximinus was a tyrant. He got his way into power by his rebellious army and was a crocked guy. He stole from the middle class just to pay his army and soldiers. He loved being in control that what he wanted for ever was to be in control. He rained hell on the roman empire he like to rob his own people of everything especially their own land he took many people land. When people went to trial for something almost every time they were guilty, and their land was taken away. Even like to torcher people. When he was done torturing and making fun of prisoner he would have them sent to exile or death. He also took all the Roman cities wealth for his own fortune. What were the reactions of the Roman citizens to Maximinus’ actions? The people were not happy they were mad and furious shaking their fists at him. Even the soldiers were
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- Ancient Rome, Ammianus Marcellinus, Maximinus