Showing posts with label Langobards. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Langobards. Show all posts

25 March 2013

Eastern Scando-Teutonic : Gothic, Burgundian, Langobardic/Lombardic, Gepidic, Herulian, Vandalic...

A rough map of Europe 500 AD, after Rome's obliteration. (mapsource: & caption, courtesy of European Heritage Library)
Published, formatted, annotations/commentary

(in red)images

added by Kenneth S. Doig
(mapsource: www.protogermanic.com)
(article's websource: East Germanic languages. (2013). In The Encyclopædia Britannica)
History
According to historical tradition, at least some of the Germanic tribes migrated to the mouth of the Vistula from Scandinavia. 

02 October 2011

GOTHS : ANCIENT EAST-TEUTONIC PEOPLES : FIRST TEUTONS TO BECOME CHRISTIANS

EUROPEAN TRIBES 5TH CENTURY: THE FOLLOWING WERE EAST-
THE GMC VISIGOTHS IS SW, BURGUNDI TO THE NE, ALL ITALY,
ODOACER WAS OSTROGOTHIC KING & IN THE NE OF EUROPE,
THE EGMC TRIBES, RUGI, HERULI, LANGOBARDI (LOMBARDS)
THE VANDALS CAN BE SEEN IN LOWER-CENTER OF MAP ON
CORSICA & SARDINIA, ALSO WERE IN SPAIN AND N. AFRICA
PUBLISHED BY KENNETH S. DOIG

Goths

Goths, ancient Teutonic peoples, who in the 3rd to the 6th century AD were an important power in the Roman world. The Goths were the first Germanic peoples to become Christians. According to the 6th-century Gothic historian Jordanes, the Goths came from Sweden across the Baltic Sea to the basin of the Wis³a (Vistula) River.


 By the 3rd century AD they had migrated as far south as the lower Danube, around the Black Sea. During that century Gothic armies and fleets ravaged Thrace, Dacia, and cities in Asia Minor and along the Aegean coast. They captured and plundered Athens in 267 to 268, and threatened Italy. For about a century, wars between the Roman emperors and Gothic rulers devastated the Balkan territory and the northeastern Mediterranean region. Other tribes joined the Goths, and under the great king Ermanaric in the 4th century, a kingdom was established that extended from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea.


About 370 the Goths divided into two separate groups. The Ostrogoths (Low Latin

19 August 2011

THE GERMANIC MIGRATIONS

Gmc descendant of W.
Coast Norwegians who
settled Iceland
GERMANIC FOLKWANDERINGS ACROSS EUROPE
FROM THEIR PROTO-HOMELAND, S. SANDINAVIA
MANY ANCIENTS LIKE THE ROMAN TACITUS
CALLED SWEDEN VAGINA GENTUIM OR THE
WOMB OF PEOPLES
Gmc Swedes

 KENNETH S. DOIG
Photos and informative captions by K.S. Doig

(note, first and foremost, history, linguistics, etc., are about people, I myself always used to hate it when they  never showed you or told you what the people looked like.
Naturally, I am a normal, yes, NORMAL male and prefer to post pics of attractive women. No, I don't hate Gays, my cousin is Gay, she is an M.D. & I attended her gay
wedding. K.Doig)


THE MIGRATIONS
Gmc Norwegian

Germania, Germani, Germanica have all been used to refer to the group of peoples comprising of the German Tribes in the first centuries CE (AD), We have good and reliable written information from the Roman author Tacitus' Germania and Agricola, as well as other sources.
Modern Ancestor
of Gmc tribes, a Dane

The Migration Period, also called Barbarian Invasions or Völkerwanderung, is a name given by historians to a human migration which occurred within the period of roughly AD 300–700 in Europe, marking the transition from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages.
Gmc woman, a Netherlander

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