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Vandals
The Vandals were an East Germanic tribe that entered the late Roman Empire during the 5th century. The Vandals under king Genseric entered Africa in 429 and by 439 established a kingdom which included the Roman Africa province, besides the islands of Sicily, Corsica, Sardinia and the Balearics. In 455, they sacked the city of Rome...
Timeline of Events
406
12.31.406
Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gaul.
409
10.13.409
Vandals and Alans cross the Pyrenees and appear in Hispania.
439
10.19.439
The Vandals, led by King Gaiseric, take Carthage in North Africa.
455
6.2.455
Sack of Rome: The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks
533
10.15.533
Byzantine general Belisarius makes his formal entry into Carthage, having conquered it from the Vandals.
12.15.533
Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron.