Battle of Adrianople: Beginning of the End: Roman Empire

Battle of Adrianople: Beginning of the End: Roman Empire


Edirne, Turkey (TR)
On August 9, 378 AD a large Roman army led by Emperor Valens is defeated by the Visigoths in present-day Turkey. Valens is killed along with 2/3 of his army. The Visigoths later sacked Rome (410 AD), and finally settled in Spain and Southern France.
On August 9, 378 AD a large Roman army led by Emperor Valens is defeated by the Visigoths in present-day Turkey. Valens is killed along with 2/3 of his army. The Visigoths later sacked Rome (410 AD), and finally settled in Spain and Southern France.
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