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Raetovari (40 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

The Raetovari (or Raetobari, German: Rätovarier, Latin: Raetovarii/Raetobarii) were an Alamannic tribe in the region of the Nördlinger Ries in the west
Adrabaecampi (41 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adrabaecampi is the scholarly transliteration into Latin of Ptolemy's Adrabaikampoi, a tribe, he says, of greater Germany, dwelling on the north bank of
West Germanic languages (2,669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following the end of Roman rule in the island. Once in Britain, these Germanic peoples eventually developed a shared cultural and linguistic identity as Anglo-Saxons;
Vidivarii (223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Vidivarii are described by Jordanes in his Getica as a melting pot of tribes who in the mid-6th century lived at the lower Vistula: Ad litus oceani
Bucinobantes (187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bucinobantes (German: Bucinobanten) were an Alemannic tribe in the region of the modern city of Mainz on the river Main. The Roman historian Ammianus
Rugini (175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Rugini were a tribe in Pomerania. They were only mentioned once, in a list of yet to mission tribes drawn by monk Bede (also Beda venerabilis) in his
Heaðobards (349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Heaðobards (Old English: Heaðubeardan, Old Low German: Headubarden, "war-beards") were possibly a branch of the Langobards, and their name may be preserved
Morini (1,672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Morini (Gaulish: "sea folk, sailors") were a Belgic coastal tribe, dwelling in the modern Pas de Calais region, around present-day Boulogne-sur-Mer
Salian Franks (2,281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
established practice of territorial division can be discovered among Germanic peoples other than the Franks. The later Merovingian kings responsible for
Battle of Fano (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Coordinates: 43°50′00″N 13°01′00″E / 43.833333°N 13.016667°E / 43.833333; 13.016667 The Battle of Fano, also known as the Battle of Fanum Fortunae,
Battle of Placentia (271) (327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Coordinates: 45°03′N 9°42′E / 45.05°N 9.7°E / 45.05; 9.7 The Battle of Placentia was fought in 271 between a Roman army led by Emperor Aurelian and
Tulingi (599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Tulingi were a small tribe closely allied to the Celtic Helvetii in the time of Julius Caesar's conquest of Gaul. Their location is unknown; their
Seeress (Germanic) (2,847 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
individuals, the Roman era record does not contain information about how the Germanic peoples referred to seeresses. Much later, Old Norse applies several synonymous
Nervii (2,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to prepare for war with the Romans, and sought assistance from the Germanic peoples east of the Rhine. The Roman struck a significant blow when they killed
Battle of Pavia (271) (351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Coordinates: 45°11′00″N 9°09′00″E / 45.183333°N 9.15°E / 45.183333; 9.15 The Battle of Ticinum, or Battle of Pavia, was fought in 271 near Ticinum (Pavia)
Sack of Athens (267 AD) (237 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Sack of Athens in 267 AD was carried out by the Heruli, a Germanic tribe that had invaded the Balkans at the time. Despite the recent fortification
Scandinavian folklore (1,873 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scandinavian folklore or Nordic folklore is the folklore of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. It has common roots with, and has been
Battle of Noreia (426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Noreia, in 113 BC, was the opening battle of the Cimbrian War fought between the Roman Republic and the migrating Proto-Germanic tribes,
Battle of Ravenna (475) (113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Battle of Ravenna was fought between supporters of Orestes and supporters of Julius Nepos for control of the Western Roman Empire. In prelude to the
Marsacii (857 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Marsaci or Marsacii were a tribe in Roman imperial times, who lived within the area of the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta, under Roman domination. (The
Battle of Ravenna (475) (113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Battle of Ravenna was fought between supporters of Orestes and supporters of Julius Nepos for control of the Western Roman Empire. In prelude to the
Ripuarian Franks (2,164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ripuarian or Rhineland Franks (Latin: Ripuarii or Ribuarii) were one of the two main groupings of early Frankish people, and specifically it was the name
Great Conspiracy (1,175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Great Conspiracy was a year-long state of war and disorder that occurred in Roman Britain near the end of the Roman rule of the island. The historian
Grove of fetters (507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cognates are Jupiter and Zeus. Furthermore, Tacitus reports that the Germanic peoples of his age regarded a "Tuisco" or "Tuisto" as the progenitor of mankind
Battle of Arausio (1,316 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Arausio took place on 6 October 105 BC, at a site between the town of Arausio (now Orange, Vaucluse), and the Rhône River. Ranged against
Battle of Ravenna (476) (351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Battle of Ravenna, capital of the Western Roman Empire, between the Heruli under their King Odoacer and the remnants of the Western Roman Army in Roman
Umayyad invasion of Gaul (1,575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Umayyad invasion of Gaul occurred in two phases in 720 and 732. Although the Muslim Umayyads secured control of Septimania, their incursions beyond
Battle of Verona (489) (68 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Battle of Verona was fought on 30 September 489 between the Ostrogothic leader Theodoric the Great and the Germanic King of Italy Odoacer. Theodoric
Battle of the Lupia River (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of the Lupia River was fought in 11 BCE between a Roman force led by Nero Claudius Drusus and the Sicambri. The Lupia River, now Lippe, flows
Battle of Soissons (486) (479 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Battle of Soissons was fought in 486 between Frankish forces under Clovis I and the Gallo-Roman domain of Soissons under Syagrius. The battle was a
Battle of Isonzo (489) (620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Battle of the Isonzo, the Battle of the Aesontius, or the Battle of the Isontius is the name given to the battle fought on August 28, 489 on the banks
Revolt of the Batavi (2,800 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Revolt of the Batavi took place in the Roman province of Germania Inferior between AD 69 and 70. It was an uprising against the Roman Empire started
Battle of Arbalo (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Arbalo was a fight between the Romans and the Germanii in 11 B.C. It was part of the Drusus Campaigns (12 to 8 B.C.) As part of operations
Battle of Carnuntum (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Carnuntum took place in 170 A.D. during the Marcomannic Wars. In the spring of 170 A.D. swarms of German warrior bands attacked Roman provinces
Godigisel (164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
how he became king; however, in 405 he formed and led a coalition of Germanic peoples, including the Hasdingi Vandals, Silingi Vandals, Suebi, and others
Battle of the Frigidus (2,396 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of the Frigidus, also called the Battle of the Frigid River, was fought between 5–6 September 394, between the army of the Eastern Emperor Theodosius
Battle of the Sabis (3,423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of the Sabis, also (arguably erroneously) known as the Battle of the Sambre or the Battle against the Nervians (or Nervii), was fought in 57
Battle of Roncevaux Pass (3,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Roncevaux Pass (French and English spelling, Roncesvalles in Spanish, Orreaga in Basque) in 778 saw a large force of Basques ambush a part
Frisian–Frankish wars (1,428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Frisian–Frankish wars were a series of conflicts between the Frankish Empire and the Frisian kingdom in the 7th and 8th centuries. The wars were mainly
Battle of Faenza (490) (143 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Battle of Faenza was fought between the Kingdom of Italy under Odoacer and the Ostrogoths under Theodoric the Great. With the permission of the Eastern
Third Servile War (5,873 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Third Servile War, also called by Plutarch the Gladiator War and The War of Spartacus, was the last in a series of slave rebellions against the Roman
Franz Felix Adalbert Kuhn (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is on Kuhn's researches into the language and history of the Indo-Germanic peoples as a whole that his reputation is founded. His chief works in this
Battle of the Unstrut River (531) (34 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Battle of the Unstrut River is said to have been fought in 531 CE near the river Unstrut when the Merovingian king Theuderic I decisively defeated
Vandalic language (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Galicia) and in southern Spain, following other Germanic and non-Germanic peoples (Visigoths, Alans and Suebi) in c. 410 before they moved to North Africa
Battle of Finnsburg (3,718 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Finnsburg (or Finnsburh) was a conflict in the Germanic heroic age between Frisians with a possible Jutish contingent, and a primarily Danish
Dardanian-Bastarnae war (460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dardanian-Bastarnae war was a military conflict between the Kingdom of Dardania and the Bastarnae tribe. Philip V of Macedon planned to use the Bastarnae
East Danes (257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
East Dane is an Anglo-Saxon ethnonym which was used in the epic Beowulf as a kenning for the Geats, the people of Götaland without Scania in southern Sweden
Battle of Baduhenna Wood (645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Baduhenna Wood was a battle, possibly fought (but not proven) near Heiloo, Netherlands in 28 AD between the Frisii and a Roman army led by
List of Anglo-Saxon deities (571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
much is inferred about the religion of the Anglo-Saxons from other Germanic peoples. The written record from the period between the Anglo-Saxon invasion
Acrophony (471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beith (birch) and C was coll (hazel). The rune alphabets used by the Germanic peoples were also named acrophonically; for example, the first three letters
Sack of Rome (410) (7,542 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Empire and Its Germanic Peoples, (University of California Press, 1997), 91–92. Herwig Wolfram, The Roman Empire and Its Germanic Peoples, (University of
Buckle (2,170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
animals engaged in mortal combat. These motifs were imported by many Germanic peoples and the belt buckles were evident in the graves of the Franks and Burgundies
Kingdom of Soissons (1,266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
referred to as "Kings of the Romans" (Latin: rex Romanorum) by the Germanic peoples surrounding Soissons, with the polity itself being identified as the
Olibrones (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Olibrones or Olibriones are a group of Roman allies mentioned by Jordanes in his account of the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains in 451 AD between Aetius'
Church of the Redeemer, Jerusalem (1,025 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from which the German nation became great and glorious; and what the Germanic peoples have become, they became under the banner of the cross, the emblem
Lutz von Padberg (892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is medieval history and in particular the Christianization of the Germanic peoples. He is an expert on Saint Boniface, having written biographies of the
Early Imperial campaigns in Germania (3,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The early Imperial campaigns in Germania (12 BC–AD 16) were a series of conflicts between the Germanic tribes and the Roman Empire. Tensions between the
Walhaz (1,976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Romance-speaker", or "Celtic-speaker". The term was used by the ancient Germanic peoples to describe inhabitants of the former Western Roman Empire, who were
Handfasting (2,791 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hands. The terminology and practice is especially associated with Germanic peoples, including the English and Norse, as well as the Celtic Scots. As a
Border tartan (754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
being the most common check garments), suggesting that the continental Germanic peoples of the area used the design to an even greater extent than those in
Rudolf Much (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whose special field of interest was the tribal territories of the Germanic peoples in antiquity. In 1906, Much became professor at the newly founded chair
Fyodor Braun (197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
relations between the Goths and Ancient Slavs, concern the history of Germanic peoples in Eastern Europe. In 1920 Professor Braun was sent on a business trip
Chościsko (146 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Anonymus' chronicle in English Wolfram Herwig, The Roman Empire and its Germanic Peoples, trans.Thomas Dunlap, Berkeley/Los Angeles/London, University of California
Inger Zachrisson (343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
germaner i Mellanskandinavien (Encounters in Border Country: Saami and Germanic peoples in central Scandinavia), published in 1997. She has revealed that from
Varangian Guard (4,562 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Normans".[This quote needs a citation] The Anglo-Saxons and other Germanic peoples shared with the Vikings a tradition of faithful (to death if necessary)
Germanic SS (1,777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Germanic family". Four of these conquered nations were ripe with Germanic peoples according to Nazi estimations (Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, and Flanders)
Kingdom of Kent (4,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
literary and archaeological records show the migration of linguistically Germanic peoples from northern Europe into Britain during this century. There nevertheless
The Saxon Shore (2,610 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Legend set against the backdrop of Post-Roman Britain's invasion by Germanic peoples. It is part of the A Dream of Eagles series, which attempts to explain
Turones (426 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Amboise Castle, called Oppidum des Châtelliers. List of ancient Germanic peoples and tribes Scott, John C. (2011-03-24). Battle of Tours. eBookIt.com
Ship burial in Asia (1,301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also present in the burial site. This kind of burial was common among Germanic peoples, including the Vikings and Scandinavians. But archaeological evidence
Human sacrifice (11,971 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Human sacrifice was not a particularly common occurrence among the Germanic peoples, being resorted to in exceptional situations arising from crises of
Máni (1,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nights rather than days. Germanic calendar, the lunar calendar of the Germanic peoples Monday, the day of the week named after the Moon Nótt, goddess of night
Frigg (3,191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the goddess Frigg, who is attested as a goddess common among the Germanic peoples, and whose name is reconstructed as Proto-Germanic *Frijjō. Evidence
Wishing well (533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with wooden statues possibly of the god associated with the pool. Germanic peoples were known to throw the armour and weapons of defeated enemies into
Vörðr (402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to have been taken from sacred groves as saplings by pre Christian Germanic peoples, though today can be planted from anywhere. Fylgja Hamingja Huginn
Wishing well (533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with wooden statues possibly of the god associated with the pool. Germanic peoples were known to throw the armour and weapons of defeated enemies into
Olwen Brogan (1,037 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thesis analysed the Roman frontier in Germany and the relationship of Germanic peoples with the Roman Empire. She was one of the leading excavators at Gergovia
Lemuria (album) (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
rage creates eruptions. Futhark was a runic alphabet used by various Germanic peoples; Uthark is an occult interpretation of said alphabet. Berik is the
Ymir (3,190 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Germanic peoples sing songs about a primeval god who was born of the Earth named Tuisto, and that he was the progenitor of the Germanic peoples. Tuisto
Invasions of the British Isles (5,915 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constitutes the British Isles were invaded several times; by the Romans, Germanic peoples, Vikings and Norsemen who came from Sweden, Denmark and Norway, the
Battle of Asfeld (98 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
deutschen Volksstämme. Leipzig. Wolfram, Herwig. The Roman Empire and Its Germanic Peoples. University of California Press, 1997, p. 283. ISBN 0520085116
Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling (498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wrestling as Celtic. However, the Norse shared culture with other Germanic peoples and Cumbrian wrestling has much in common with Icelandic Glima wrestling
Scop (867 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Old Norse Skald, it can be seen as a link to the heroic past of the Germanic peoples. There is no proof that the "scop" existed, and it could be a literary
Lunisolar calendar (1,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
calendar was influenced by both the Chinese and Buddhist calendars. The Germanic peoples also used a lunisolar calendar before their conversion to Christianity
Nord (French department) (748 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
major port of Bononia (Boulogne) to Colonia (Cologne), by co-opting Germanic peoples north-east of this corridor, such as the Tungri. In effect, the area
Dwarf (mythology) (1,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
much like some accounts of trolls. After the Christianization of the Germanic peoples, tales of dwarfs continued to be told in the folklore of areas of Europe
Sinthgunt (696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
evidence for any cult of personified celestial bodies among the ancient Germanic peoples. Schaffner rejects this etymology, as does Eichner, because the first
Revanchism (1,692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pre-war borders or because of the territory's historical relation to Germanic peoples. The movement called for the reincorporation of Alsace-Lorraine, the
Gothic alphabet (1,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inscriptions attests that knowledge and use of runes was rare among the East Germanic peoples. No indisputably Gothic Runic inscriptions are known to exist. Some
Teia (585 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
maint: ref=harv (link) Wolfram, Herwig (1997). The Roman Empire and its Germanic Peoples. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-08511-6
Sacred grove (4,756 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Germanic religion is noted in the earliest written reports about the Germanic peoples, with the Roman historian Tacitus stating that Germanic cult practices
Throwing axe (468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Although generally associated with the Franks, it was also used by other Germanic peoples of the period including the Anglo-Saxons. The francisca is characterized
Audoin (218 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
ausgefertiget worden". 1758. Wolfram, Herwig. The Roman Empire and Its Germanic Peoples. University of California Press, 1997, p. 283. ISBN 0520085116 "German
Elisabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Duchess of Saxe-Altenburg (358 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ernst I of Saxe-Gotha (1601–1675) New Journal for the History of the Germanic peoples, Volume 1, Issue 1–4, Anton, 1832, p. 88 digitized Ute like to eat:princesses
Mercury (mythology) (1,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1st-century Roman writer Tacitus identifies him as the chief god of the Germanic peoples. Mercury is known to the Romans as Mercurius and occasionally in earlier
Square rig (1,536 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Greeks, the Romans, and the Celts. Later the Scandinavians, the Germanic peoples, and the Slavs adopted the single square-rigged sail, with it becoming
Saxon (disambiguation) (311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
International, London reggae soundsystem Transylvanian Saxons (1100–present), Germanic peoples who migrated to Transylvania Bruno the Saxon, German chronicler of
Aesti (1,604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the mother of the gods, similar to the Nerthus cult among northern Germanic peoples. Tacitus wrote that the Aesti were "the only people who collect amber—glaesum