Barbarians Against Rome

Barbarians opposed to Rome КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Osprey Publishing LtdСерия: HistoryАвтор(ы): Peter Wilcox, Rafael TrevinoЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2002Количество страниц: 146ISBN: 1-84176-045-5Формат: pdf OCR OGONРазмер: 33.3 mb RAPIDили IFOLDER eighty five

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Determined in the 6th century that many German In 451 Attila led an army composed of Huns, migrants returned to their homelands or settled Alans, Goths and other Germans into Gaul. In an in north-western Gaul, by courtesy of the Franks 1 . inconclusive battle at Campus Mauriacus a In the mid-6th century the Anglo-Saxon advance mixed army of Romans, Burgundians, Salian began again, into Wiltshire and towards the rich Franks and Visigoths checked him. The following prizes of Devon and Somerset, the best farmland year the Huns raided Italy, but were bought off.

Enabling undivided R o m a n attention to be O n e of the final moves which must be mentioned directed northward over the Alps. The Visigoths before closing this survey is that of the Franks, were finally led out of Italy by Alaric's brother who moved into northern Gaul in 486, expanding Athaulf, to the Rhineland, where they assisted into Alemannic and Visigothic territory led by R o m a n forces in the pacification of that area. D. 414 they trekked into Spain, where, by 416, they While the Goths climbed to the zenith of had exterminated the Siling Vandals and Alans.

Sucked in ever-increasing numbers of barbarians, The tribes most closely involved in these wars. 38 the Marcomanni and Quadi, were Germans belonging to the Suebian group of tribes. These Germans had become relatively civilized after a long period ofcontact with Noricum and Pannonia. Their close knowledge of the operational system and eager acquisition of the technology of the Roman army made these tribes formidable opponents. The Goths From their geographical position the Goths, the most powerful Germanic group, seem to have been the last of that family to settle in Europe.

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