Siege of Adrianople (378)

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Siege of Adrianople
Date10 August 378
(modern-day Edirne, Turkey)
Result Roman victory
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