14.9 C
New York
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The Battle of Adrianople – August 9, 378 AD (Video)

- Advertisement -

The Battle of Adrianople is a battle between the Goths led by Fritigern and the Romans under the Roman emperor Valens.

The battle took place in the Roman province of Thrace, 13 km north of Adrianople, and ended with the complete defeat of the Romans.

The Battle of Adrianople is considered as one of the turning points of European history, which changed the balance of power in favor of the German peoples. It is often viewed as a rehearsal of the final collapse of an empire.



- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected


Latest Articles

History of Denmark (1848 – 1905) Part 2

November 15, 1863, Frederick VII died, the last representative of the governing Danish line. The death of the king opened a wide way for...

The Rule of Odoacer The King of Italy

Early History There are several versions of the origin of Odoacer. Odoacer's father, who belonged to Attila’s entourage, probably died in a battle in Bolia...

The Coup of Odoacer and the Fall of Rome

Background In 474, Julius Nepos became Roman emperor. He successfully fought against the Vandals, and also commanded a fleet that defended the shores of the...

The History of Medieval Ukraine – High Middle Ages

In the second quarter of the twelfth century, the single state broke up into independent principalities. The chronological beginning of the period of fragmentation...

Pre-History and Ancient Period of Ukraine

The first human settlements emerged on the territory of Ukraine in the early Paleolithic era. The pebble industries of the sites of the Southern...