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496 - Battle of Tolbiac

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In the Battle of Tolbiac (modern day Zülpich, between Aachen and Bonn) the expanding Frankish empire under Clovis I defeats the Alemanni (some historians date the battle to 506).

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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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