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How Diocletian Ended Rome’s Crisis Of The Third Century P.2 | 291AD-300AD

Diocletian’s reforms ending Rome’s Crisis of the Third Century are greatest in how he changed Rome’s military, and new army of bureaucrats.



Emperor Diocletian went to great lengths to overhaul the entire structure of the Roman Empire, to extricate Rome from the Crisis of the Third Century. As well as to better serve the Roman people themselves who had become largely neglected during the crisis.

None of Diocletian’s reforms were perhaps more sweeping than those for the Roman military, and for Roman civilian administration.

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