Barbarians Research Paper

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The fall of Rome was caused by Barbarian Invasions. The Romans referred to foreigners and anyone that did not speak the Roman language as Barbarians, because they could not understand them (livescience.com). For many years the Romans defended themselves from the Barbarians (Bernstein and Shek 361). Even then, the Barbarians attacked the northern borders of the Roman Empire (Bernstein and Shek 361). While the Barbarians attacked in the north, Persians invaded the east (Bernstein and Shek 361). This caused many Romans near the border to be very nervous and so over time they abandoned the land (Bernstein and Shek 362). The Romans allowed Germanic farmers into the land as well, to grow enough food, but most were from the tribes that were attacking

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