Why The Collapse Of The Roman Empire?

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In AD 476 the whole of the Roman Empire had declined, the Romans had been overthrown by the Goth Leader, Odoacer who became the King and ruler of Italy. He officially deposed the last reigning Roman Empire. There are many different reasons for why the Empire collapsed (the 4 factors, Barbarians, Christianity, Nature and the Romans.) However, we have no substantiation to prove that any of these factors actually weakened and destroyed the Empire but, I think the main reason for the fall of the Roman Empire was Christianity because the Christians built many Churches. For example, St. Peter’s Church in Rome. This used up valuable cash which was needed for the defences and fortifications to help defend the Empire. I believe that if this valuable
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