Addition To “Why Did Rome Fall?” [UPDATE]

This section was added to the article “Why Did Rome Fall?” on 8th November 2018:

  • The security of the Roman Empire led leading figures to believe that they controlled the most advanced civilisation. Consequently, any change in what barbarians outside Rome’s borders did would be ignored. Rome was so confident that it was always correct, which probably helped their downfall. They were mostly oblivious to the change from an Ancient world to an Early Medieval world.

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