In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ostrogodo masculineostrogoda feminine
- The Ostrogoths settled in Italy, the Franks in northern Gaul, the Burgundians in Provence, the Visigoths in southern Gaul and Spain, the Vandals in Africa and the western Mediterranean, and the Angles and Saxons in England.
- The Ostrogoths attacked the western empire via the eastern empire.
- These groups are collectively termed the Goths (and individually known as the Visigoths, Ostrogoths, Burgundians, and Vandals) and were prominent among the so-called barbarians who destroyed the Western Roman Empire.
- During the war that followed between Justinian and the Ostrogoths, the Slavs made repeated incursions into the provinces.
- This happened in Spain under the Visigoths and in Italy under the Ostrogoths, but both those kingdoms were swept away.
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