Germanic Wars

Germanic Wars

The Germanic Wars is a name given to a series of Wars between the Romans and various Germanic tribes between 113 BC and 439 A.D. The nature of these wars varied through time between Roman conquest, Germanic uprisings and later Germanic invasions in 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 led (along with internal strife) to the ultimate downfall of the Western Roman Empire, though both combatants eventually joined forces to fight a coalition of other Germanic tribes and Huns under Attila.

* Cimbrian War, 113-101 BC
**Battle of Noreia 112 BC
**Battle of Arausio 105 BC
**Battle of Aquae Sextiae 102 BC
**Battle of Vercellae 101 BC
* Battle of the Lupia River 11 BC
* Battle of the Teutoburg Forest 9 AD
* Battle of the Weser River 16 AD
* Marcomannic Wars 166-180
*Crisis of the Third Century
** Battle of Abrittus 251
** Battle of Mediolanum 259
** Battle of Lake Benacus 268
** Battle of Naissus 269
** Battle of Placentia 271
** Battle of Fano 271
** Battle of Pavia 271
** Battle of Lingones 298
** Battle of Vindonissa 298
* Battle of Reims 356
* Battle of Strasbourg 357
* Battle of Solicinium 367
* Gothic War (376-382)
** Battle of the Willows 377
** Battle of Argentovaria 378
** Battle of Adrianople 378
* Battle of Pollentia 402
* Battle of Verona 403
* Sack of Rome (410)
* Battle of Narbonne (436)

ee also

*Gothic Wars
*Decline of the Roman Empire
*Gothic and Vandal warfare

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