The History of Rome

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129- Abdication March 7, 2011
In 305 AD, Diocletian and Maximian voluntarily abdicated the throne, handing power over to Galerius and Constantius.
129- Abdication March 7, 2011
In 305 AD, Diocletian and Maximian voluntarily abdicated the throne, handing power over to Galerius and Constantius.
In 303 AD Diocletian initiated the last and greatest of the Christian persecutions.
In 303 AD Diocletian initiated the last and greatest of the Christian persecutions.
In 303 AD Diocletian initiated the last and greatest of the Christian persecutions.
Rome's economy was in disarray when Diocletian came to power and he initiated major overhauls to get the system running again.
Rome's economy was in disarray when Diocletian came to power and he initiated major overhauls to get the system running again.
Rome's economy was in disarray when Diocletian came to power and he initiated major overhauls to get the system running again.
126- All The King's Men Feb. 14, 2011
Over the course of his reign Diocletian overhauled the government, transforming it into a centralized bureaucracy run by career civil servants.
126- All The King's Men Feb. 14, 2011
Over the course of his reign Diocletian overhauled the government, transforming it into a centralized bureaucracy run by career civil servants.
126- All The King's Men Feb. 14, 2011
Over the course of his reign Diocletian overhauled the government, transforming it into a centralized bureaucracy run by career civil servants.
Over the course of his reign Diocletian instituted a number of reforms to the military structure that helped transform the legions into a new kind of army.
Over the course of his reign Diocletian instituted a number of reforms to the military structure that helped transform the legions into a new kind of army.
Over the course of his reign Diocletian instituted a number of reforms to the military structure that helped transform the legions into a new kind of army.
In the mid-to-late 290s the Imperial Tetrarchy was at war on multiple fronts. In the west Constantius undertook the reconquest of Britain, while in the east, Galerius fought a newly hostile Sassanid Empire.
In the mid-to-late 290s the Imperial Tetrarchy was at war on multiple fronts. In the west Constantius undertook the reconquest of Britain, while in the east, Galerius fought a newly hostile Sassanid Empire.
In the mid-to-late 290s the Imperial Tetrarchy was at war on multiple fronts. In the west Constantius undertook the reconquest of Britain, while in the east, Galerius fought a newly hostile Sassanid Empire.
123- The Tertrarchy Jan. 24, 2011
In 293 AD Diocletian and Maximian invited Constantius and Galerius to share in their Imperial burdens, forming what we today call the Tetrarchy.
123- The Tertrarchy Jan. 24, 2011
In 293 AD Diocletian and Maximian invited Constantius and Galerius to share in their Imperial burdens, forming what we today call the Tetrarchy.
123- The Tertrarchy Jan. 24, 2011
In 293 AD Diocletian and Maximian invited Constantius and Galerius to share in their Imperial burdens, forming what we today call the Tetrarchy.