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what is the significance of the fall of the roman empire?

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  1. The Roman Empire lasted for about 500 years -- longer than most empires. The Romans spread their language, architecture, engineering, culture, mythology, and legal system throughout Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. It also influenced the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church.

    Thus when the Roman Empire was defeated and was replaced by barbarians and the Byzantine Empire, we can count this "fall" as one of the great events of western history.

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  2. thanks ms. sue

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  3. You're very welcome, Trey.

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