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The Gothic War 376-382 AD

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    Posted: 17 Jul 2018 at 17:35
A short outline of events after the Goths' entry into the ERE in 376 AD:


Some say this struggle was the catalyst for the Western Empire's fall. There is a plausible chain reaction theory to back that up (autonomous Goths living in empire post-382->Alaric->Visigothic identity->overreliance on 'foederati'), but I wondered what other people thought?
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And a related article, examining the end of the Gothic War and the 'peace deal' that sowed the seeds of Europe's turbulent future!
http://www.gordondoherty.co.uk/writeblog/acrimsonpeace




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A third blog on the subject, looking at the challenge of piecing together a rather fragmented history:

A Gap in History - picking up the pieces after the chronicles of Ammianus Marcellinus
https://historytheinterestingbits.com/2018/07/31/guest-post-a-gap-in-history-by-gordon-doherty/


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