XI. Late-antique Germanic Kingdoms
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This section includes the states of a number of Germanic peoples that emerged from the early fifth century AD onwards on the territory of the late Roman Empire and on its borders. The Huns (Hunni) were admittedly not a Germanic nation (Germani), but they certainly belong in the survey below as their sudden expansion triggered the so-called migrations of the Germanic…

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Schottky, Martin and Eder, Walter, “XI. Late-antique Germanic Kingdoms”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 1 : Chronologies of the Ancient World - Names, Dates and Dynasties, Edited by: Walter Eder, Johannes Renger. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps1_COM_0013>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004153202, 20061214

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