Sunday, November 14, 2010

Rome Sacked/Falls to Barbarians

Background: Barbarian tribes north of the Roman Empire sacked Rome in 410.

Interview with Alaric after the Sack of Rome

Q: What events lead up to the sack of Rome?
A: After being pushed into the Roman Empire by the Huns, we became hungry and laid siege on the city of Rome. They came close to starving and opened the Salarian gate on August 24, 410 AD. We poured into the city to loot it but found little food.

Q: What were the effects of the sack of Rome?
A: The Sack of Rome in 410 marked the beginning of the Middle Ages or Dark Ages

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