In a recent development, new revelations were made from a very long-term study in Italy that challenged recently held presumptions about the decay of The Roman Empire.
Roman Empire, one of the longest reigning empires with the greatest civilization in all of written history traces back to 27 BC and lasted for more than 1000 years. We generally envision the fall of the Roman Empire in terms of sound and rage- they were attacked by barbarian’s large groups with a nationwide conflict.
University of Cambridge suggested after the excavation led by them that the present-day Southern Lazio in Italy kept on flourishing well into the third century AD, the time when it was accepted that the Roman domain was in a general condition of decline.
The study uncovered that today’s Lazio, Italy had flourishing highlights including public baths, temples and theatre after many years than anticipated. The recent research explored a detailed examination of several thousands of pieces of common-ware ceramics, appearing that the Romans opposed decline until the later part of the third century.
The co-author of the study Dr. Launaro claimed;
“We found a thriving town adapting to every challenge thrown at it for 900 years. We’re not saying that this town was special, it’s far more exciting than that”
He also said,
“We think many other average Roman towns in Italy were just as resilient. It’s just that archaeologists have only recently begun to apply the right techniques and approaches to see this”
Still, it remains obscure how it met its downfall.