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Crisis of the Third Century
also called "Military Anarchy" or "Imperial Crisis" and has 3 more synonyms

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  1. the crumbling and near collapse of the Roman Empire between 235 and 284 caused by invasion, civil war, plague, and economic collapse

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  2. Internally the empire faced runaway hyperinflation caused by years of coinage devaluation

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  3. The changes in the Roman world's institutions, society, economic life and eventually religion were so profound and fundamental, that in historical periodization, the "Crisis of the Third Century" is increasingly seen as the watershed marking the diff

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  4. The Crisis begins with the assassination of the emperor Alexander Severus

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  5. During this period, the empire was ruled by roughly 20 to 25 emperors, the exact number being a matter of debate as so many claimed the title at the same time, not all of whom ever ruled the entire Empire

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