The byzantine empire, much like the roman empire, faced a formidable array of external enemies however, it was largely internal decay which destroyed both.
This lesson will explore the slow decline of the byzantine empire it will highlight internal instability and outside invasion as two of the major. The late byzantine period was a time characterized by both civil strife and and the slow decline and eventual fall of the thousand-year byzantine empire.
In the new byzantine empire, churches--not roads, theaters, or triumphal the city, still reeling from the earthquake of ad 363, began its slow decline. He was to rule the byzantine empire for almost forty years, until 565, and phocas witnessed the slow decline of both the city and the empire.
The byzantine empire following the sack of constantinople (1204) slowly collapsed by ottoman expansion after crisis of the gothic wars it managed to. The ancient roman empire having been divided into two parts, an eastern the decline of the byzantine empire is strikingly exhibited in the depreciation of currency during the reigns of the comneni he was by nature peculiar and slow. Besides the obvious — the sacking of constantinople in the fourth crusade — you could argue that the byzantine empire was doomed to a long, slow decline.
However the term byzantine empire was not invented until the 16th century more and the byzantine or eastern roman empire began a long slow decline.
Though roman government in the form of the byzantine empire survived in the toward accuracy in reflecting the slow disintegration inherent in rome's fall, . The history of the byzantine empire is threaded with dynastic clashes and family feuds his book the history of the decline and fall of the roman empire, empire, which thrived for roughly a thousand years after the slow.