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1

What year did the Roman Empire fall in the west?

476

2

Who caused the fall of the Roman Empire in the west?

Odoacer

3

Who did Odoacer overthrow?

Romulus Augustus

4

To whom did Odoacer appeal after his victory? Why?

Zeno, emperor in the East, to supplicate

5

Who did Zeno send to fight Odoacer?

King Theodoric of the Ostrogoths

6

In 476, who controlled Italy and Alpine France?

Ostrogoths

7

What territory did the Ostrogoths hold in 476?

Italy and Alpine France

8

In 476, who controlled Aquitaine?

Visigoths

9

Which post-Roman kingdom defetaed the Hun?

Visigoths

10

What territory did the Visigoths hold in 476?

Aquitaine

11

Where were the Burgunds from?

Scandinavia

12

When did the Burgunds first appear?

around 400

13

Who destroyed the Burgunds?

Huns

14

What happened to the Burgunds who survived the Hun?

they became Savoy

15

In 476, who controlled north-west Iberia?

Sueves

16

What territory did the Sueves hold in 476?

North-west Iberia

17

Where did the Vandals end up, and how did they get there?

Tunisia, via France and Spain

18

Who defeated the Vandals in North Africa?

Justinian