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Unformatted text preview: Devastating Rise of Barbarians and Germanic Decline of living standards o Present in Rome itself o Loses so much population o Less building o Fewer inscriptions Romulus Augustulus o Romulus the little Augustulus o Last emperor o 476 Last of Roman emperors Theodoric king Decline / fall of west o Justinian 6 th century eastern Roman emperor 482 565 Rules from 527 - 565 In Istanbul, church was built under him Recovers Africa Bellosarius Tries to recover Italy Ostragoths come back and take it By the end of 6 th century, Romes population decreases to 20 30 thousand...
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