About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering ancient Roman history material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the decline of the Roman Empire. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing events and people associated with the decline of the Roman Empire.
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning ancient Roman history (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Watch each video in the course to review all key topics
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Decline of the Roman Empire chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this course cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Decline of the Roman Empire chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any ancient Roman history question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the decline of ancient Rome for a standard ancient Roman history course. Topics covered include:
- Judaism and Christianity in ancient Rome
- Germanic invasion of Rome
- Government and fall of the Roman Republic
- Enduring legacies of ancient Rome in literature, language and law
1. The Early Christian Church and Its Ties to Judaism
This lesson will explore the early Christian Church and its close connection to Judaism. It will highlight the similarities of these two faiths in reference to the Holy Scriptures while also exploring their disagreement over the person of Jesus Christ.
2. Germanic Tribes: Invasion in Rome
As the Roman Empire became bigger and bigger, tribes from Germany began to invade various areas. Eventually the continuous attacks led to the break-up of the Empire. This lesson explores a few of the more dominant tribes.
3. The Fall of Rome
This lesson explains the gradual fall of Rome. In doing so, it highlights corruption, division, and outside invasion as the main reasons for the fall of the Eternal City.
4. Roman Republic: Government & Fall
Explore the development, government, and fall of the Roman Republic and test your understanding about ancient civilizations, systems of government, and the role of the republic in world history.
5. Legacies of Roman Literature, Language & Law
In this lesson, you will explore the legacies of Roman language, called Latin, and the literature and law they used that language to create. Then, test your understanding about the ancient Romans with a brief quiz.
6. Heirs of Rome: The Church and the Byzantines
The Roman Empire covered a vast area, and when it fell, its people were in danger of losing their civilization. This lesson explores some of the things that remained as the Empire fell, as well as how they affected Roman citizens.
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