0h 1min, jan 1, 410 y - The Sack of Rome
In 410 CE, Rome was sacked by the Visigoths. Even though Rome was no longer the capital city of the Western Roman Empire, the Sack was still a major event.
During the sack, barbarians attacked the city and stole many valuables including 5,000 pounds of gold and 30,000 pounds of silver.
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Roman Empire Timeline
10 events describing the rise and fall of Rome