Maffei Daniele

Maffei Daniele

Maffei Daniele
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Visigoths

Visigoths

Guerrieri germanici, 236-568 d.C.

Guerrieri germanici, 236-568 d.C.

Heavy equipped Roman soldier of the Auxilia Palatina unit, a mid 4th century AD. Artwork by Tom Croft.

Heavy equipped Roman soldier of the Auxilia Palatina unit, a mid 4th century AD. Artwork by Tom Croft.

Western Europe was populated by largely the same ethnic groups in 526 as they had been a century earlier. Long before it finally collapsed, manpower shortages had forced the empire to incorporate barbarians peoples into the legions. So the barbarian tribes who carved up the old empire — the Franks, Visigoths, Ostrogoths, the Vandals, and so forth — were much more Romanized than the tribes that had menaced Rome centuries earlier.

Western Europe was populated by largely the same ethnic groups in 526 as they had been a century earlier. Long before it finally collapsed, manpower shortages had forced the empire to incorporate barbarians peoples into the legions. So the barbarian tribes who carved up the old empire — the Franks, Visigoths, Ostrogoths, the Vandals, and so forth — were much more Romanized than the tribes that had menaced Rome centuries earlier.

Late Roman miles of Legio Quinta Macedonica

Late Roman miles of Legio Quinta Macedonica

Саймон Скэрроу | Древний Рим

Саймон Скэрроу | Древний Рим

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byzantine_empire_animated2

Federal Rome

Federal Rome

“ The official Soviet story went something like this: When the Nazis invade Russia, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya quit the tenth grade at Moscow. Hair-cropped, and in men’s clothes, the 18-year old joined the...

“ The official Soviet story went something like this: When the Nazis invade Russia, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya quit the tenth grade at Moscow. Hair-cropped, and in men’s clothes, the 18-year old joined the...