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Who were the people that invaede rome?

Germanic tribes are the people who invaded the Western Roman Empire.

What people tried to expand their empire by pushing north into Germanic lands?

The Romans.

Why did large numbers of germanic peoples cross into the lands of the Roman empire in the late 300s?

The Huns of Central Asia migrated South to the Germanic region causing many wars. The germanic people, seeking safety, moved into the Roman Empire

Why did so many Germanic tribes being invading the Roman Empire?

Because, well when the Romans intered the empire at 300ad they did not know about the "Almighty God" named Sponge Bob he was one of the greatist wariors that ever lived R.I.P

Who is The largest group of Germanic people to live in Europe after the fall of the western empire?


Which people invaded eastern roman empire?

Ottoman Turks and Germanic tribes , the program of crusade also helped the crumble of eastern roman empire.

Why didn't the Romans want Germanic people in their empire?

They thought they were disgusting people who didn't bathe everyday. They were thought to the Romans as Barbarians

How long did it take for the breakup of the roman empire?

The fall of the western part of the Roman Empire begun in 406 AD when Germanic peoples (the Vandals, Sueves and Burgundians) and an Iranian-speaking people (the Alans) crossed the river Rhine and invaded Gaul. These peoples and other Germanic peoples, the Alemanni, Visigoths and Franks eventually took over all the lands of this part of the empire except for Italy. The Angles, Saxons, Jutes and Frisians, also Germanic peoples, migrated to Britain in waves and took it over. Historians use 476 as a conventional date for the end of the western part of the Roman Empire. This was the year when the last emperor in the west, Romulus Augustus was deposed. The eastern part of the Roman Empire was not affected by these invasions and continued to exist for another 1,000 years.

What barbarians conquered gaul?

In 406 the Vandals, Sueves (both Germanic peoples) and the Alans (Iranian speakers) crossed the river Rhine (the frontier of the Roman Empire) and invaded Gaul. The Alemanni, another Germanic people, took advantage of this to take over Switzerland and Alsace, in northeaster France. The Burgundians, also a Germanic people, settled in an area which is now in Germany west of the river Rhine (Rhineland-Palatinate). The exact date when this occurred is not known. It is known that they were there from 411. In 443 the Romans resettled them in Sapaudia which is thought to correspond to present day Savoy, in eastern France.

Who are the germanic people?

Germanic is a language group in north-western Europe which comprises German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, and English. In the last days of the western part of the Roman Empire several Germanic peoples from Germany and central Euroe invaded it and caused it to fall.

Did the Visigoths come from Sweden?

The Visigoths were the Goths of the west, and the Ostrogoths were the Goths of the east. The Goths were originally from southern Sweden. They migrated to the Baltic coast in Poland and later to Ukraine where they formed a kingdom. The Visigoths asked the Romans to be allowed to settle in the lower Danube area of the Roman Empire to escape the invasion of Eastern Europe by the Hun and were granted this. The Ostrogoths fell under Hun rule. After the fall of the Hun Empire the Visigoths also settled in the Roman Empire (in eastern Austria).The Goths were one of the Germanic peoples. Germanic is a language group which comprises German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and English. The Germanic peoples of antiquity were the ancestors of the modern people who speak these languages.