The influence of the migrations of the "barbarians" of Northern Europe and Asia on the collapse of the Western Roman Empire
Large numbers of Goths enter Roman territory
Emperor Valens attacks the Thervingi north of the Danube River.
Under treaty, the Thervingi move south of the Danube to escape the Huns. As a result of a famine, and the failure of Rome to keep their part of the treaty, there is 6 years of raiding into Roman territory on the part of the Thervingi. Ultimately, Gothic peoples settle permanently in Roman territory.
Emperor Valens killed in battle; this was the deciding battle of the Second Gothic War.
Roman armies are recalled to continental Europe to help defend the city of Rome from the increasing influx of “barbarian” peoples.
Established under Oktar
Odoacer (probably Ostragoth) defeats Romulus Augustulus in battle at Ravenna; Odoacer is recognized as King in Rome by Eastern Emperor Zeno