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The Visigoths sack Rome – the fall of Rome

By |2018-04-25T10:02:23+00:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Romans|

A gold coin of the Roman empress Eudoxia, Arcadius' wife and the ruler of the Roman Empire Honorius and Arcadius When Theodosius died in 395 AD, he left the Roman Empire to his two sons, Honorius and Arcadius. Honorius took the West and Arcadius the East. But like other emperors who had been brought up at court, neither [...]

Roman Corinth and St. Paul

By |2017-07-06T23:10:42+00:00July 6th, 2017|Government, Greeks, History|

The Temple of Octavia in Corinth, dedicated to the sister of the emperor Augustus After the Macedonians conquered Corinth in 338 BC, Corinth was not as powerful as it had been before. But Corinth was still an important port during the Hellenistic period. When the Romans conquered Greece in the 100s BC, they [...]