How The Goths Pierced Constantinople In Rome’s Last Great Defeat

Eastern Roman cavalry (Public domain)

In 376CE, a crisis began brewing for the Roman Empire. Thousands of displaced Goths were beginning to stream into the Roman frontiers in Eastern Europe causing a great amount of strain and strife. The Goths were fleeing the advance of the Huns who had stormed out of the steppes and swept into the Danube region with great…

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