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Certainly changing demographics had its influence on Rome, but that's not driving dynamic for the destruction of Jerusalem and "New World Order" in Rome that followed. Recall that similar deportations took place after the destruction of Israel and "1st Temple Jerusalem", at which time the primary royal court moved progressively from Assyria, Babylon and finally to Persia dragging along with it an assorted host of clerics, artisans, laborers, etc.