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Western Roman Empire


West Rome Legendary Part 1 (Total War: Attila)


How to play as the Western Roman Empire


West Rome Legendary V (Total War: Attila)


Total War Attila - Western Roman Empire Campaign Victory Cinematic


💥Why the Western Roman Empire never became a Superpower💥

In historiography, the Western Roman Empire refers to the western provinces of the Roman Empire at any time during which they were administered by a separate independent Imperial court, coequal with that administering the eastern provinces, referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire. The terms "Western Roman Empire" and "Eastern Roman Empire" are modern inventions that describe political entities that were de facto independent. At no point did the Romans themselves consider the Empire to have been split into two separate Empires. They considered it remained a single state that was governed by two separate Imperial courts as an administrative expediency. A system of government of this kind is known as a diarchy.
  • Country facts 

  • Background 

  • Rebellions and political developments 

  • Crisis of the Third Century 

  • Tetrarchy 

  • Further divisions 

  • Reign of Honorius 

  • Escalating barbarian conflicts 

  • Internal unrest and Majorian 

  • Collapse 

  • Fall of the Empire 

  • Political aftermath 

  • Germanic Italy 

  • Imperial reconquest 

  • Legacy 

  • Nomenclature 

  • Attempted restorations of a Western court 

  • Later claims to the Imperial title in the West 

  • Tetrarchy (286–313) 

  • Constantinian dynasty (309–363) 

  • Non-dynastic (363–364) 

  • Valentinianic dynasty (364–392) 

  • Theodosian dynasty (392–455) 

  • Non-dynastic (455–480)