Battle of Asfeld
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|Battle of Asfeld|
Alboin, son of King Audoin
Alboin slew Thorismund in single combat during the battle 
|Commanders and leaders|
Prince Thorismund †
|Casualties and losses|
The Battle of Asfeld was fought in 552 between the Lombards and 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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