Roman Emperor who succeeded his father, Marcus Aurelius, and began the decline of the Roman Empire.
strong willed army leader, became the new emperor in A.D. 284, reformed the empire
becomes ruler in 300's A.D., attempts reform by making Constantinople the capital, declares jobs hereditary, makes it legal to for landowners to chain farmers to the land if necessary. Becomes a Christian and makes Christianity legal
Visgoths, Saxons, Angles, Vandals
a group of Germanic tribes who invaded and destroyed territory in the Roman empire.
fierce nomads from Asia, attack Germanic tribes. Have stirrups, which allowed greater momentum on horseback; German tribes would rather fight Romans, and invade Roman empire.
leader of Huns