The Germanic successor-states to the Western Roman Empire
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First and Second Burgundian kingdoms

Around 413, the Burgundians settled around Borbetomagus/Worms. They retreated before the Huns into Belgica, where they were defeated in 436 by the Roman general Aetius with the help of Hunnic foederati. Aetius settled the survivors as foederati in Sapaudia (modern Savoy) betw…

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Olshausen, E., “The Germanic successor-states to the Western Roman Empire”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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