Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
Wilbers-Rost, a specialist in early German archaeology, peered through wire-rimmed glasses, brushed away some earth, and handed an object to me. Inch by inch, several young archaeologists under her direction are bringing to light a battlefield that was lost for almost 2, years, until an off-duty British Army officer stumbled across it in The sandal nail was a minor discovery, extracted from the soil beneath an overgrown pasture at the base of Kalkriese the word may derive from Old High German for limestone , a foot-high hill in an area where uplands slope down to the north German plain. But it was further proof that one of the pivotal events in European history took place here: in A. The battle led to the creation of a militarized frontier in the middle of Europe that endured for years, and it created a boundary between Germanic and Latin cultures that lasted 2, years. Benario, emeritus professor of classics at EmoryUniversity, a very different Europe would have emerged.
Marcomannic Wars — participating Roman units. Roman—Alemannic Wars. Gothic War — The alliance was led by Arminius , a Germanic officer of Varus's auxilia. Arminius had acquired Roman citizenship and had received a Roman military education, which enabled him to deceive the Roman commander methodically and anticipate the Roman army 's tactical responses. Despite several successful campaigns and raids by the Romans in the years after the battle, they never again attempted to conquer the Germanic territories east of the Rhine river.
The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest played a decisive role in shaping modern-day Europe. It was the worst defeat ever by the Roman Empire. In what historians call the Varian Disaster, Germanic tribes ambushed three Roman legions, cutting down 30, men. The Romans were betrayed by a man they had trained and trusted. Arminius anticipated their tactics in one of the most decisive battles in history.