Western Empire love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The western section of the Roman Empire, first set apart in AD 286 by Emperor Diocletian, formalized after the death of Theodosius I in 395, and lasting until 476. It comprised Italy, Gaul, the Iberian Peninsula, and much of Britain, Illyria, and northern Africa.

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  • noun the western part after the Roman Empire was divided in 395; it lasted only until 476

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Examples

  • Harlan in 2 weeks in which Augustus' change of oath propagates through soldiers and their descendants into a very powerful magical construct that preserves the Western Empire - there is still the split though -, and now we get to 621 and well Persia, Arabs, the whole saga of Heraclius but in this context with an allied Western Empire and magic...

    The Legions of Rome: novelizations - "Soldier of Rome 1/2" by James Mace and "Marius Mules" by SJ Turney (Overview/Review by Liviu Suciu)

  • In 476 AD, the last Roman Emperor Romulus Augustulus was dethroned by the German general Odoacer, ending the Western Empire.

    Philip Giraldi: Neocon Ancient History

  • The Military Explanation by Arther Ferrill lays out his reinterpretation of the collapse of the Western Empire.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Invading hordes assailed the Western Empire for centuries, Constantinople fell to Islamic forces in 1492, then came the Sultans, the Ottomans and finally Communism.

    Echoes of a Distant Thunder

  • Invading hordes assailed the Western Empire for centuries, Constantinople fell to Islamic forces in 1492, then came the Sultans, the Ottomans and finally Communism.

    Archive 2008-11-02

  • The Military Explanation by Arther Ferrill lays out his reinterpretation of the collapse of the Western Empire.

    The Fall of the Roman Empire. The Military Explanation by Arther Ferrill

  • When Bede refers to 'the Romans', it's usually in the context of the people who ran Britain before his time and built the roads, cities, forts, the Wall, etc, that he knew, i.e. the Western Empire.

    Paths of Exile - now available

  • While hardly an enthusiastic supporter of orthodox Christianity, I think it unfair to attribute the fall of the Western Empire to Christianity though Edward Gibbon certainly seemed to try.

    America Is NOT Rome

  • It is true that the Germanic tribes did take over that structure, but the Western Empire and the Roman and Gallic populations fought it every step of the way.

    The Antikythera Mechanism

  • It is true that the Germanic tribes did take over that structure, but the Western Empire and the Roman and Gallic populations fought it every step of the way.

    Archive 2006-11-01

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