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Response to Johnson20 (Reply #15)

Thu Jan 26, 2012, 12:21 PM

16. As more and more wealthy romans were exempted from taxation

... and those below were impoverished, the empire couldn't simultaneously pay an army to repel the visigoths and build monuments to the emperors coolness.

It all boiled down to wealth concentration.

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