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Western Empire

or Western Roman Empire
The western section of the Roman Empire, first set apart in ad 286 by Emperor Diocletian, formalized after the death of Theodosius I in 395, and lasting until 476. It comprised Italy, Gaul, the Iberian Peninsula, and much of Britain, Illyria, and northern Africa.
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Noun1.Western Empire - the western part after the Roman Empire was divided in 395; it lasted only until 476
Roman Empire - an empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire; at its peak lands in Europe and Africa and Asia were ruled by ancient Rome
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Ausonius, 9 the friend of the Emperor Valentinian, and the latest poet of eminence in the Western Empire, has handed down some of these fables in verse, which Julianus Titianus, a contemporary writer of no great name, translated into prose.
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In a recent August 12, 2018 speech Erdogan said that the economic warfare of US may trigger a geopolitical shift in NATO alliance and according to CNN security analyst Samantha Vinograd, Turkey is constantly getting closer to Iran on every front which is good for Tehran and bad for the Western empire.
And, as is so often the case with deceptively omnipotent organizations, it is the Western Empire's ability to dominate the world without being noticed which makes it so sinister, so powerful and so deadly.
Duality and double standards were a significant factor in erupting the course of glory of the western empire. It happens within the Nation and not from outside.
475: Romulus Augustulus is proclaimed Western Roman Emperor: his deposition less than a year later by Germanic Arian Christian warrior Odoacer is seen as marking the end of the Western Empire. 1517: Martin Luther, moral theology professor at the University of Wittenberg, sent his 95 'theses' to the Archbishop of Mainz: his objections to the sale of indulgences that reduced a person's time in Purgatory set him in opposition to papal authority and are seen as sparking the Protestant Reformation which split away from the Roman Catholic Church.
He sets across the dangerous lands of the western Empire, which now lie in open revolt, in search of anyone who can help him.
We opted first for around 300 A.D., the period of Diocletian and Constantine, but met with loud disapproval from colleagues demanding that we extend it at least to the break-up of the Western empire around 500.
The end of the Western Empire came swiftly after that; within years of the end of the Western Roman Empire, a Gothic monarch, Theoderic the Great, ruled the entire Italian peninsula and much of central Europe (the so-called Ostrogothic Kingdom).
She describes Italy before the Romans and Rome under kings, the expansion of Rome, foreign enemies, Rome's domination as a world power, the rise of Octavian, how Rome became and expanded as an empire, rulers from Tiberius to Nero and Constantine to Theodosius, military rule, and the transformation of the Western empire. Distributed by Casemate.

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