Battle of Bassianae

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Battle of Nedao
Part of Germanic-Hunnic Wars
Date 468
Location Bassianae, modern Serbia
Result Decisive Ostrogothic victory
Fall of the Hunnic Empire
Belligerents
Ostrogoths Huns
Commanders and leaders
Valamir Dengizich
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Heavy

The Battle of Bassianae was a battle between Ostrogoths and Huns in 468. Recovering from the defeat at Nedao in 454, the Hunnic leader Dengizich launched an invasion across the Danube with a large Hun force, but was defeated by the Ostrogothic king Valamir. Jordanes writes that in turn the Huns "for ever after" left the Goths in peace.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of the Goths. University of California Press. 13 February 1990. Retrieved 5 April 2012.