Battle of Asfeld
|Battle of Asfeld|
Alboin, son of King Audoin
Alboin slew Thorismund in single combat during the battle 
|State of the Lombards||Kingdom of the Gepids|
|Commanders and leaders|
Prince Thorismund †
|Casualties and losses|
The Battle of Asfeld was fought in 552 between the State of the Lombards and the Kingdom of the Gepids. The Lombards, led by King Audoin (with the help of his brother-in-law Amalafrid), were victorious, and, Turismod, the son of King Thorisind, was slain in the battle.
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