Hist 101 - No single factors can be att r ibuted to the...

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No single factors can be attributed to the fall of Roman Empire since the rise and fall of Roman Empire plays a pivotal role in western civilization. A combination of factors such as corruption and decadence, army problems, civil wars, Christianity, imperial incompetence leads to the fall of Rome. During the civil wars, the whole society fell into the stage of decadence followed by prevalent corruption among the political leaders. Specifically, people paved the way for their political careers by bribing. Even Augustus and his following emperors failed to reverse such corruptive phenomenon; unfortunately, such phenomenon became increasingly severe. The Empire became deep-rooted corruptive later and its decline seems to be unavoidable. Apart from that, the army changed from a cluster of brave and loyal Roman soldiers to military anarchy in nature. Later the soldiers cared nothing about the glory of the Empire but the rights to share what they won from wars. They served their leaders instead of the Empire. What is more, soldiers were tired
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