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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Germanic Wars. The Barbarians: War Against The Roman Empire, documentary (Part 1)
The Barbarians: War Against The Roman Empire, documentary (Part 1)
The Germanic Wars is a name given to a series
of wars between the Romans and various Germanic tribes between 113 BC and 596
AD. The nature of these wars varied through time between Roman conquest,
Germanic uprisings and later Germanic invasions in the Roman Empire that
started in the late 2nd century. The series of conflicts which began in the 5th
century, under the Western Roman Emperor Honorius, was one of the cause leading
to the ultimate fall of the Roman Empire.
Vercingetorix Throws Down His Arms at the Feet of Julius Caesar by Lionel Noel Royer, 1899