By Simon MacDowall
However, this country of the Vandals and Alans quickly got here lower than severe strain from Rome’s Visigothic allies. In 429, lower than their new king, Gaiseric, they crossed the straits of Gibraltar to North Africa. They speedy overran this wealthy Roman province and confirmed a strong country. Taking to the seas they quickly ruled the Western Mediterranean and raided Italy, famously sacking Rome itself in 455. finally, besides the fact that, they have been completely conquered by means of Belisarius in 533 and vanished from heritage. Simon MacDowall narrates and analyses those occasions, with specific concentrate on the evolution of Vandal armies and conflict.
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