268 - Alemanni Incursion into the Roman Empire

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In 268 A.D., whilst the Romans are busy defeating a Gothic army in northern Greece and dealing with the assassination of the Emperor Gallienus, the Alemanni, who now appear on the 'Limes Germanicus' (the frontier of the Roman empire, deep inside Germany north of the Danube and east of the Rhine), invade Gaul and northern Italy.

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Alamanicus is wandering his old Alemanni haunts, revisiting the places where once he used to drink, carouse, and beat up the odd Roman legionnaire or two. Things have moved on since his day, and the old Alemanni country now lies across south west Germany, French Alsace, and northern Switzerland. Cut through by the mighty Rhine, it is an area of great beauty, and a lot has happened there since Alamanicus last walked this land.


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