Siege of Adrianople (378)

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Siege of Adrianople
Date 10 August 378
Location Adrianople
Result Gothic retreat
Eastern Roman Empire Goths

The Siege of Adrianople took place in 378 following the Gothic victory at the Battle of Adrianople. Gothic forces were unable to breach the city walls and retreated. It was followed by an unsuccessful Gothic attempt to breach the walls of Constantinople.[1]


  1. ^ Alessandro Barbero, The Day of the Barbarians, Walker & Co, 2008 p 120-125