The Dark Ages


What was the dark ages ? Why did they occur ?

The dark ages is another word for the middle ages, This was the economic deterioration that happened in the Western Europe. The dark ages started around 450 A.D and continued till 1000 A.D.

The dark ages started from barbarian attacks, warring robber bands, and local looters and from everyone living in Rome went to caring for themselves and the fall of Rome started.



The setting of Anthem is a dystopia future satiated in collectivism. She chose this setting because this is the ages she was born in and wants to show the negativity in the time and how everyone is doing things for each other instead of themselves because of the horrible things going on.