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King of the Vandals who took Carthage from Roman Empire. Sacked Rome in 455 AD outwitted Basilicus & set Roman ships on fire
GENSERIC
Scourge of God & Fear of the World. Roman & Goth armies joined together to stop him. Turned back from Rome after conversation with Pope Leo
ATTILA
Roman general who was raised as hostage of the Huns. Joined with Goths to finght Attila in Battle of Chalons.
AETIUS
Barbarian responsiblt for fall of Rome, though he was boneless. Deposed Romulus Agustulus ruled jointly with Theodoric for 3 days
ODOACER
Roman nobleman murdered Valentinian III. Usurped Roman throne, dismembered by his people & thrown in Tiber River for cowardice
MAXIMUS
King of Ostrogoths. Raised as hostage in Eastern Roman Empire. Took all his people with him to recover Italy for Roman Empire. Agreed to rule jointly with Odoacer (lasted 3 days & he killed Odoacer). Ruled united kingdon of Goths & Romans until his death
THEODORIC
Roman general sent to conquer Vandal pirates. Ships were destroyed by Genseric during 5 day truce in Carthage. Had to flee into refuge because reputation was destroyed by failure.
BASILICUS
Last emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Deposed in 476 AD
ROMULUS AGUSTULUS
Visigoth general who helped defeat Attila in battle of Chalons. Strongt incentive to win against Huns when he saw his father slain on the battlefield
THORISMOND
Who said,
"Never shall I go back to Spain until I am master of Africa"
GENSERIC
Who said,
"I shall never be defeated in battle as long as I fight with the sward of Tiew."
ATTILA
Who said,
"I will give you thousands of pounds of gold and silver if you will agree to go back to your own country."
ODOACER
King of the Visigoths. Sacked Rome in 410 AD Didn't harm churches. Rival: Stilicho
ALARIC
Who said,
"To be master of the Roman Empire, that is indeed worth trying for, and why should I not try?"
ALARIC
Who said,
"Here I will perish in the flames, rather than surrender to my enemies."
ATTILA
FALL OF ROME
476 AD
ALARIC SACKS ROME
410 AD
GENSERIC SACKS ROME
455 AD
FOUNDING OF CONSTANTINOPLE
330 AD
BATTLE OF CHALONS
452 AD
Roman general who chased Alaric all over Roman territory. Beheaded by Honorius
STILICHO
Prevented Attila from entering Rome after conversation on road.
POPE LEO
Roman general who was defeated by Clovis, the Frank King, ending Roman rule in Gaul. He was defeated by a boy.
SYAGRIUS
Who said,
"Rome always needs good soldiers."
VALENS
Who said,
"If thou wilt give me victory now, I will believe in thee."
CLOVIS
Who said,
"This is th country which shall be our home."
THEODORIC
Who said,
"Non angli, sed angeli."
POPE GREGORY
Founder of several monasteries across Europe; became Pope because of reputation for good works.
POPE GREGORY
Founder of monastery with vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Wrote rules govering lives of monks.
SAINT BENEDICT
Who said,
"Ay, but the boy will conquer you."
CLOVIS
Who said,
"A boy! A boy has come to fight me. With a boy to lead them, the Franks have come to fight the Romans."
SYAGRIUS
King of the Franks woh converted to Christianity in 496 AD
CLOVIS