List of confederations of Germanic tribes

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The following are some historical Germanic Confederations:

  • 230 BC - Bastarnae, a mixture of Germanic tribes, at the Black Sea; they participated in the siege of Olbia (modern South Ukraine) in 220 BC.
  • 5 AD - Pliny reported that Cimbri and Charydes sent ambassadors to Rome.
  • 6 AD - Marcomannic Confederation.
  • 98 - Tacitus reports on the Germanic tribes that the Suiones (Swedes) were one nation composed of several tribes (civitates).

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