The tribes had finally become a threat for the Roman Empire.

Fights between tribes had passed over the borders with the Romans and large numbers of barbarians were crossing the border. Romans could not resist the waves of immigrants entering the empire, nor could they control them. Tribesmen could not be educated or civilized, and, thus, they brought chaos with them. All that the Roman Emperors could do at the moment had been to break the revolts and arrange a peace treaty with the tribes.

The fall or Rome is considered to be a tragic event and most people relate to a picture of barbarians coming into a civilized environment and destroying all that cultured people had built in thousands of years. The period following the invasion of Rome is referred to as the "Dark Age," with savage people ruling over Europe. One of the reasons for which it has...
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