08 5 / 2012

May 8, 413:Western Roman Emperor Honorius signs an edict giving provinces Tuscia, Campania, Picenum, Samnium, Apulia, Lucania and Calabria tax relief. They had recently been plundered by the Visigoths, who had sacked Rome three years earlier. Above, the Western Roman Empire in 395.

May 8, 413:

Western Roman Emperor Honorius signs an edict giving provinces Tuscia, Campania, Picenum, Samnium, Apulia, Lucania and Calabria tax relief. They had recently been plundered by the Visigoths, who had sacked Rome three years earlier.

Above, the Western Roman Empire in 395.