April 13, 2020
A series of events leads to the Huns deciding to make a full hearted effort to invade the Western Roman Empire. The famous Hunnic leaders Bleda and Attila come to power. Only one will make it to the invasion of the Western Empire. These events will lead our Visigoths into difficult decisions.
March 15, 2020
The Visigoths have a new leader, Theoderid or Theoderic I. Vandals, Bretons, and of course Romans' actions will have an impact on our barbarians and their new kingdom in Toulouse.
February 16, 2020
Athualf is dead but a new king will lead the Visigoths to a place they have never been before...their own kingdom. The Goths establish a kingdom within the boundaries of the Roman Empire based in Toulouse.
January 27, 2020
The Visigoths look to a new leader after the death of Alaric. Rome, as always, will play a large role in the new strategy developed by our Barbarians to try to find lasting peace and security.
January 20, 2020
The Visigoths must develop a new long term plan after the Sack of Rome. Those plans will be folied by bad weather and the death of Alaric.
December 26, 2019
The Visigoths continue their quest for a place in Roman military and society. This time they use the Eternal City of Rome as their primary negotiating piece with the Emperor. Eventually the strategy will fall apart which will lead to the famous Visigothic Sack of Rome in 410 C.E.
November 30, 2019
History of the Barbarians podcast is back! Stilicho and his Romans face multiple threats which include Goths. Alaric and his Visigoths will end up invading and laying siege to Rome.
May 31, 2019
A new group of Goths invade Italy providing more problems for Stilicho and the Romans. The Reik Radagaisus and his Gothic contingent will meet their demise in the crucial year of 406. The events of this year will spur the eventual sack of Rome in 410 under Alaric.
April 1, 2019
Alaric and the Visigoths take advantage of a distracted Stilicho and Western Empire to invade Italy. The Goths will meet the Romans in battle and force the Romans to move their capital city to Ravenna.
March 19, 2019
We follow Alaric's rise to King of the Visigoths, his 2nd rebellion against Rome, his 2nd and 3rd escape from death at the hands of Rome, and their subsequent treaty. We also take a look at the actions of a couple of interesting Barbarians involved in our timeline named Gainas, Eudoxia, Frivatta and Tribigild.