Visual Timeline: Migration Age

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167 CE: Marcomanni sack Aquileia.
 
257 CE - 263 CE: The Goths raid Greece.
 
267 CE: The Goths sack Athens, Corinth, Sparta, and Argos.
 
300 CE - 700 CE: Migration Age in Europe.
 
 
367 CE: Picts, Scots, Saxons, and Franks attack the Roman Empire.
 
372 CE: Huns conquer the Ostrogoths.
 
376 CE: The Visigoths are fleeing the Huns, entering the Eastern Roman Empire.
 
 
376 CE: The Goths cross the Danube.
 
378 CE: The Goths defeat Emperor Valens is near Adrianople.
 
 
402 CE: Ravenna becomes the capital of the Western Roman empire.
 
 
406 CE: Vandals, Suevi, and Alans invade Gaul.
 
410 CE: Alaric of the Visigoths sacks Rome.
 
418 CE: Visigoths settle in Aquitaine.
 
429 CE: Vandals cross Spain to the Maghreb.
 
450 CE: Angels and Saxons settle Britain.
 
451 CE: Aetius defeats Attila of the Huns at the Catalaunian Fields, together with Rome’s allies.
 
455 CE: Vandals sack Rome.
 
 
462 CE: Visigoths expand into Spain.
 
480 CE: Julius Nepos, the last Western Roman emperor, dies. This is the `unofficial' end of the Western Roman Empire.
 
 
486 CE: Clovis of the Franks defeats the Romans in Gaul. Founding of the Frankish kingdom.
 
 
488 CE - 493 CE: Theodoric the Great of the Ostrogoths conquers Italy.
 
503 CE: Clovis converts to Christianity.
 
 
507 CE: Clovis defeats the Visigoths and drives them into the Iberian peninsula.
 
 
533 CE - 534 CE: The Vandal War launched by Emperor Justinian I, aimed a reconquering Africa from the Vandals.
 
 
534 CE: Justinian of the Byzantine Empire conquers the Vandal kingdom in Africa.
 
 
535 CE - 554 CE: The Gothic War launched by Emperor Justinian I, aimed at reconquering Italy from the Goths.
 
 
536 CE - 562 CE: The Byzantine Empire conquers Italy.
 
 
554 CE: Byzantine Empire conquers southern Iberia.
 
 
568 CE - 582 CE: Lombards invade northern Italy.
 
571 CE: Visigoths conquer Cordoba.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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