Third century crisis – the Roman Empire

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The Roman emperor Trebonianus Gallus Bad crops and high taxes In the 200s AD (the third century), the Roman Empire had a very hard time. Climate change was making the weather cooler, and that may have ruined people's farming. Another reason was that the Romans were constantly being attacked by the Sassanids in the East and at the same time by the Germans in [...]